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. See an overview of the funded projects (PDF). For additional information on any of HWPP's funded projects, please complete the Information Request form

Development Awards

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

Impact Awards

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 Cumberland

Healthier Workforce 2009: Improving Health & Employability of Welfare-to-Work Participants

Improving Access to Quality Dementia Care Services in Underserved Rural Wisconsin

Milwaukee Cares

Milwaukee Kids: Drive Me Safely-Drive for Health

Strong Rural Communities Initiative (SRCI)

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