2007 Funded Partnership Awards

The Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program provided funding awards totaling $7,037,486 for 29 community - academic 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. The following 15 Development proposals received funding awards totaling $742,681.

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. The following 14 Impact proposals received funding awards totaling $6,294,805.

The response generated by this 3rd Request for Proposals (RFP) was impressive, with over 300 community and Medical College of Wisconsin partners submitting 91 Notices of Intent intended to impact residents throughout Wisconsin communities (view full report). Of these, 76 full proposals met technical eligibility requirements and underwent competitive merit review by a National Review Panel and the MCW Consortium on Public and Community Health (view full report).  The projects awarded funding are listed below in alphabetical order. 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.

Development Awards

     Changing the Culture of Risky Drinking Behavior

     Community Readiness for LGBT Intimate Partner Violence Support Services

     Determining the Status of Wisconsin School Health

     Development of a Hispanic Health Patient Navigator

     F4Kids = A Healthier Future

     Farm to Fork: Cultivating Grassroots Capacity to Transform Food Access

     Milwaukee Alliance for Sexual Health

     Milwaukee County Health Care Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Consortium

     Milwaukee Food & Fitness Initiative

     Mi salud - Mi vida: Health Promoter Model for Diabetes Self-Management

     NEW Leadership Wisconsin: Building Leadership Capacity to Reduce Health Disparities

     Public Health Workforce Development: A Call to Action

     Quality Home Care

     The Journey of HOPE

     Using Social Networks to Increase HIV Testing in Vulnerable Populations

Impact Awards

     Building A Recovery-Driven Continuum of Behavioral Health Care

     Community-based Chronic Disease Management (CCDM)

     Early Childhood Integrated Database System (ECIDS): Implementation and Evaluation

     Eat Smart

     Faith-based African American Health Network (FAAHN)

     Healthy Latino Families: A Nutrition/Exercise Program to Reduce Obesity

     Lakeshore Lodge

     Partnerships to Connect Schools, Health, and Public Health Insurance

     PEARLS for Teen Girls High Risk Intervention

     Project Heart: Healthy Empowerment to Access Resources Together

     Project Respect

     Stop Abuse and Neglect of Elders: Increasing Capacity to Respond

     TAP (Targeting Adolescent Problems): Substance Abuse Crisis Hotline and Program

     Waukesha Smiles: Dental Outreach to Low-Income Waukesha Children

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