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.

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

Contact Us

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