2014 Funded Partnership Awards

The Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program announced funding awards on October 25, 2013 for up to $2.3M for 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 8 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 Impact proposal received funding.

The 9th Request for Proposals (RFP) generated responses from over 200 community and Medical College of Wisconsin partners submitting 62 Letters of Intent intended to impact residents throughout Wisconsin communities. Of those, 30 projects were invited to submit a full proposal. Twenty-seven (27) submitted and met technical eligibility requirements and underwent competitive review by a National Merit 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.

Development Awards

A Collaborative Response to Reduce Binge Drinking in Rural Wisconsin Communities

Community Information System: Linking Data to Improve Health

Healthier Obstetrical Outcomes through Enrichment Activities and Community Engagement

Improving Home Visitor Response to Post Partum Depression

Networked for Action: Eau Claire County Health Data Web-Portal for Community Change

Proactive Outreach for the Health of Sexually Exploited Youth

Scaling up Milwaukee Urban Agriculture and Nutrition Through a Community/Science Institute

Teleophthalmology to Improve Eye Health among Latinos (TIEHL): UCC-MCW-Marquette Collaboration

Impact Award

Growing Healthy Soil for Healthy Communities

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