2009 Funded Partnership Awards

The Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program announced funding awards on April 3, 2009 for up to $1.1M for 8 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 $40,000 per award. The following 5 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 $300,000 per award. The following 3 Impact proposals received funding.

The 5th Request for Proposals (RFP) generated responses from over 300 community and Medical College of Wisconsin partners submitting 99 Notices of Intent intended to impact residents throughout Wisconsin communities. Of these, 79 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

A Faith Community GYM: Guiding Youth Movement for Sustained, Healthy Futures

Cross Cultural Strategies to Address the Healthcare Needs of the Hmong Community in Milwaukee

Dryhootch: Veterans using peer support to make sure their comrades get the care they need

Open Wide: Expanding Oral Health Primary Prevention Opportunities through Partnership

Sowing seeds to grow healthy communities: a school garden pilot project

Impact Awards

Changing the Culture of Risky Drinking Behavior: Underage Access

Collaborative Response to the Growing Wisconsin Health Workforce Crisis

Nuestros Niños Nuestro Futuro (Our Children Our Future)

Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
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