Well City Milwaukee: Creating a Workable Plan to Evaluate a City-Wide Worksite Wellness Initiative

Project Overview (PDF)

4th Funding Cycle Development Award

Project Start Date: July 1, 2008
Project End Date: June 30, 2009
Original Award Amount: $49,996
Adjusted Award Amount: $47,085*

Project Goal Statement: Well City Milwaukee will assist employers to deliver results oriented wellness programs as a strategy to enhance the health and wellbeing of their workforce, manage health care expenditures and raise awareness of the importance of healthy lifestyles.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: YMCA of Greater Milwaukee
Additional community partner organization names:

  • City of Milwaukee
  • Greater Milwaukee Committee
  • Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce
  • Wellness Council of Wisconsin
  Academic Partner:

Primary Academic Partner: Jane Moreley Kotchen, MD, MPH, Department of Population Health

  Project Progress Summary Reports:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Presentations
    • Presented to professional, civic and health insurance or benefits related organizations to promote Well City Milwaukee
  • Well City Milwaukee website

*In 2009 award amounts, based on the remaining budget, were adjusted to reflect the decline in endowment asset value due to the downturn in the economy.

Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
(414) 955-4350 | healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu