Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program Funding Opportunities

HWPP Funding Opportunity Announcement and Capacity Building Opportunity

The Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP) will be offering sessions to learn about current funding opportunities and capacity building offerings.

Learn more about:

  • enhancing your readiness and resource availability to improve health Learn More>>
  • applying for funding community-based behavioral health improvement strategies  Learn More>>
  • applying for funding local policy, environmental, or systems changes related to the key determinants of health  Learn More>>

Sessions are scheduled for:

  • Green Bay--October 20, 2015; 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.;  St. Norbert College, Bermis Conference Center, Green Bay, WI.  To Register>>
    The capacity building learning session will focus on developing and strengthening partnerships and how to concisely communicate your partnership’s goal presented by Rebecca Derenne.
  • Wausau--October 21, 2015; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; City Grill at Jefferson Street Inn, 203 Jefferson Street, Wausau, WI.  To Register>>
    The capacity building learning session will focus on forming and maintaining multi-sector, community-based collaborations presented by Dr. Lisa Dodson, MCW-Central Wisconsin Dean and Professor of Family and Community Medicine.
  • Eau Claire--October 22, 2015;  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; The Florian Gardens, 2340 Lorch Avenue, Eau Claire, WI.  To Register>>
    The capacity building learning session will focus on collaborative grantseeking in which attendees will learn about four types of collaborations, essential characteristics of grant leaders and how to manage expectations of collaboration presented by Jeremy Miner, director of grants and contracts in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and president of Miner and Associates, Inc., a consulting firm that provides grantseeking and fundraising services to nonprofit organizations.
  • Milwaukee--October 26, 2015; 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Medical College of Wisconsin,
    8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI.  To Register>>
    The capacity building learning session will focus on why evaluation planning is important from the beginning of a project in which attendees will learn about two evaluation tools presented by Melissa Ugland, principal consultant of Ugland Associates.
  • Madison--October 28, 2015; 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Holiday Inn & Suites Madison West, 1109 Fourier Drive, Madison, WI.  To Register>>
    The capacity building learning session will focus on crafting a compelling story from your programs’ needs assessment and evaluation data presented by Julie Swanson and Betsy Swenson.


Supports Wisconsin-based, multi-sector, community-MCW academic coalitions or networks pursuing grassroots policy, environmental or systems changes that address the key determinants influencing health.

Funding opportunity now open: Approximately $1M - $1.5M is available to support 4-6 projects through the Cohort 4 funding opportunity.

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Capacity Building

Provides opportunities to drive change forward through discovery of valuable tools and resources, convening networks of innovators, and igniting game-changer solutions through collaborative competitions.

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Invests in multi-sector Community Coalitions to improve the behavioral health of Wisconsin communities.

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Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E:

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8296
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