Successful applicants will feature a multi-sector network of partners with the necessary expertise to address policy, environmental or systems change in their communities. All projects must have one primary applicant organization that is a Wisconsin-based, non-profit, IRS tax exempt 501(c)3 or governmental organization and is responsible for the fiduciary and reporting requirements on behalf of the larger partnership.
All projects must also include formal partnership with an eligible MCW academic partner. Eligible academic partner(s) must be MCW full-time, part-time, or full professional effort status or eligible faculty teaching in the MCW Community Medical Education Program meeting specified criteria and serving a specific role on the project, with additional academic partners participating as needed. Please see the Call for Changemakers (PDF) RFP for additional eligibility criteria.
For assistance in identifying an eligible partner, please see the Faculty Collaboration Database and/or contact Maureen Busalacchi, Program Officer, at (414) 955-4327 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please see the HWPP Application Resources section of the AHW website for additional information and tips to assist your partnership as you work on your submission.
HWPP Staff Technical Assistance
Applicants are encouraged to contact HWPP staff for assistance in identifying an eligible partner and discussing your partnership’s change idea and proposal submission. Please contact Maureen Busalacchi, Program Officer, at (414) 955-4327 or email@example.com.
To apply for funding, review the full Call for Changemakers (PDF) RFP, contact Maureen Busalacchi, Program Officer, at (414) 955-4327 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and submit a Stage 1 Changemaker Brief Proposal via the online form. Stage 1 Changemaker Brief Proposal submissions are due by noon CST on July 8, 2016.
To assist the preparation of your application, your partnership may use the unlocked Word format of the application form (link) to collaboratively develop your proposal for online submission. NOTE - the form is provided only to support the collaborative work of your application. It will NOT be accepted as a submission.
Eligible submissions for the component's fifth funding opportunity were reviewed by a subcommittee of MCW Consortium members and external content experts based on a 9-point scale and criteria to assess alignment of proposals with the AHW endowment’s Principles, the Community-Academic Partnership Model and criteria outlined in the Call for Changemakers.
Groups interested in submitting applications for the Responsive component’s should note that RFP’s open every six months in July and January.