2006 Funded Partnership Awards
The Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program provided funding awards totaling $6,060,692 for 25 community-medical school partnerships in two categories:
Development Awards - designed to support a range of health promotion or health-related prevention project ideas, including, but not limited to: planning or evaluation activities of a project or partnership, pilot project feasibility testing or implementation of a project, limited to up to $50,000 per award. 13 Development proposals received funding awards totaling $674,415.
Impact Awards - designed to support a range of project ideas, including but not limited to: implementation of a health promotion or health-related prevention project, program and / or partnership with significant impact; or, implementation of capacity building strategies that will have significant impact on a health-related organization, sector, or system, limited to up to $450,000 per award. 12 Impact proposals received funding awards totaling $5,386,277.
The response generated by this second Request for Proposals (RFP) was strong, with over 300 community and Medical College of Wisconsin partners submitting 132 notices of intent with project ideas to develop strong community / medical school partnerships and impact residents throughout Wisconsin communities. Of these, 113 full proposals met technical eligibility and underwent competitive merit review by a National Review Panel and the MCW Consortium on Public and Community Health.
The projects award funding, as well as their community and academic partners, are listed below in alphabetical order. Click here for a PDF overview of the funded projects. For additional information on any of HWPP's funded projects, please complete the Information Request form.
Click on any of the below titles for more information on the funded project.
Arsenic in Wisconsin's Residential Drinking Water: Planning for Action
Cognition and Outreach Service Delivery to Aging Seniors
Community Mobilization Initiative Addressing Disparities in STDs and Unintended Pregnancies
Developing Strategies: Improving the Health of LGBT People of Color
Elder Health Upholders
Healthy Teeth = Healthy Kids
Integrating Peer Support Throughout the Behavioral Health Continuum of Care
NEW Leadership Wisconsin: Building Health Policy Leadership Capacity
Northwest Wisconsin Falls Prevention Collaborative (NWFPC)
Saber Para La Gente / Knowledge For The People
Safety Starts at Home
Strengthening Public Health Policymaking for a Healthier Milwaukee
The Wisconsin Center for Health Communication: Pathways to Implement
Building Community Capacity: GAMP Chronic Disease Management Initiative
Citywide Nutrition and Physical Activity for Urban Children & Families
Community Connections to Promote Independent Living (CCPIL)
Empowering Individuals to Improve Their Hypertension Control through Peer Support
Family Risk Reduction Intervention With Female Juvenile Delinquents
Fight Asthma Milwaukee Allies: Improving Access to Quality Asthma Care
Healthier Workforce 2009: Improving Health & Employability of Welfare-to-Work Participants
Improving Access to Quality Dementia Care Services in Underserved Rural Wisconsin
Milwaukee Kids: Drive Me Safely-Drive for Health
Strong Rural Communities Initiative (SRCI)