2012 Funded Partnership Awards

The Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program announced funding awards on October 28, 2011 for up to $4.8M for 13 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 $200,000 per award. The following 9 Development proposals received funding.

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 $750,000 per award The following 4 Impact proposals received funding.

The 7th Request for Proposals (RFP) generated responses from over 300 community and Medical College of Wisconsin Partners submitting 75 Letters of Intent intended to impact residents throughout Wisconsin communities. Of those, 34 projects were invited to submit a full proposal. Those 34 met technical eligibility requirements and underwent competitive review by a National Merit Review Panel and the MCW Consortium on Public and Community Health. 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

     Around the Corner to Better Health

     Fighting Cancer in Wisconsin's American Indian Communities

     Los Cuidadores Unidos: United Latino Caregivers

     More Than a Pretty Place: Activating Urban Parks to Improve Community Health and Wellness

     Reducing Racial Disparities Through Improved Hypertension Control in African Americans

     School Community Partnership for Mental Health

     Training Lay Trainers: A Strategy to Disseminate Care Coordination Skills to Families of CYSHCN

     Use of a Lay Health Advisor Model to bring Sexual and Reproductive Justice to Latinos in Milwaukee

     Utilizing Peer Teen Advocates to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates among Adolescents

Impact Awards

     Changing the Culture of Risky Drinking Behavior: Policy Change

     Diversity Matters: Recruiting Wisconsin's Future Public Health Workforce

     Earlier is Better

     Kenosha County Suicide Prevention Initiative

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