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Wisconsin Funding & Opportunities

Wisconsin Express
Offers a week-long program designed to give health professions students in Wisconsin the opportunity to explore healthcare delivery in medically underserved areas and learn from students in other disciplines.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Dec 22, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Wisconsin Broadband Expansion Grants
Grants to improve broadband communications services in underserved areas of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Sponsor: Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Cost Champions Award
Awards for cost savings ideas suggested by a team or individual employed by a Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative member hospital.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Sponsors: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative, Wipfli, LLP
Multi-State Rural Development Research or Extension Project Grants
Seed grants aimed at enhancing the ability of land grant institutions to positively influence the quality of life in rural areas of the 12-state North Central Region. Health-related priorities include addressing rural poverty, physical and mental health challenges, and demographic change.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2018
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Hometown Safety Grant
Awards matching grants for one-time, safety-related purchases for communities served by Alliant Energy in Wisconsin and Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin and Iowa
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2018
Sponsor: Alliant Energy
Wisconsin Rural Physician Residency Assistance Program (WRPRAP)
Funds to expand and enhance graduate medical education training sites in rural Wisconsin, thus providing access to quality healthcare in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2018
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Change Incubator Funding: Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
Funding for community-based partnerships to build their capacity to carry out community health improvement initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
Otto Bremer Foundation Grants
Funding for organizations working to supply people with basic needs and helping them become financially stable and self-reliant. Funding is available for a variety of reasons, including general operating support and capital projects.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Otto Bremer Foundation
Rural Feasibility Study Grant Program
Funding for feasibility studies that will result in economic development in rural areas of Minnesota and Wisconsin, including feasibility studies for healthcare organizations.
Geographic coverage: Certain counties of Wisconsin and Minnesota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
Wisconsin Primary Care and Psychiatry Shortage Grant
Provides financial assistance awards to primary care physicians and psychiatrists who agree to practice in underserved areas of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State of Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board
Wisconsin Workplace Wellness Grant
Grants to small businesses in Wisconsin, with 50 or fewer employees, who create workplace wellness programs.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program Responsive Component Inactive
Supports partnerships of Wisconsin-based organizations working to create strong, healthy neighborhoods and communities through policy, environmental, or systems change that address the key determinants that most strongly influence community health.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 1, 2017
Application Deadline: Mar 23, 2018
Sponsor: Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
Wisconsin Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Wisconsin, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project Inactive
Through the program, farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 awards to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 41 states.
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: Monsanto Fund
Wisconsin Opioid and Methamphetamine Treatment Centers Grant Inactive
Funding to create opioid treatment and methamphetamine treatment centers in underserved areas of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 13, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Wisconsin Community Catalyst Grant Inactive
Funding to support creative health equity approaches designed with the goal of actively reducing gaps in access, outcomes, or opportunities in Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Oct 2, 2017
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program (HPLAP) Inactive
Provides loan repayment assistance to primary care professionals who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 19, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
Wisconsin Community Grant Program Inactive
Grants for for physician-led, community-based, or statewide programs to improve health through education and outreach
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Medical Society
Alliant Energy Community Grants Program Inactive
Awards funding to communities in Iowa and Wisconsin for projects and programs working in the areas of civic development, culture, arts, education, environment, and human services. Past projects have included funding for equipment, school gardens, wellness programs, and job training programs for nurses.
Geographic coverage: Iowa and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2017
Sponsor: Alliant Energy
Emergency Response Equipment Grant Program Inactive
Awards funding for the purchase of emergency response equipment for volunteer fire, rescue, or ambulance departments in rural parts of Compeer Financial’s service area.
Geographic coverage: Certain counties of Wisconsin and Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2017
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
Medica Foundation Core Mission Support Grant Program Inactive
Provides funds for small organizations to support health related programs that strengthen regional and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2017
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
Wisconsin Graduate Medical Education New Program Grant Inactive
Awards funding to develop new graduate medical education programs in Wisconsin to expand resident positions in family medicine, general internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, and psychiatry, as well as the number of fellows in addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 18, 2017
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Wisconsin Voices for Recovery Inactive
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Wisconsin to staff a statewide network of recovery coaches and certified peer support specialists that provide recovery support in the emergency department hospital-based setting for individuals who have survived an opioid overdose.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 18, 2017
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Continuing Studies
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Academic/Scholarly Research Grants Inactive
Support to create new agricultural safety and health knowledge and to assess and promote best safety and health practices.
Geographic coverage: Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community Outreach/Education Grants Inactive
Funding for new agricultural health and safety research, prevention, intervention, community outreach, and translation projects that have high likelihood of leading to more comprehensive projects or activities.
Geographic coverage: Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Wisconsin Partnership Program Community Collaboration Grant Inactive
Training, technical assistance, and funding for organizations in Wisconsin working to address health inequities stemming from the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 14, 2017
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2017
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Walmart Foundation State Giving Program Cycle 3 Inactive
Provides grants to organizations working in the areas of community engagement and hunger relief.
Geographic coverage: Available in 31 states
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2017
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
Community Antibiotics Stewardship Through Community Pharmacists Inactive
Technical assistance, resources, and tools for community pharmacists to participate in antibiotic stewardship efforts in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2017
Sponsors: Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network, MetaStar
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation Grant Inactive
Offers grants to nonprofit organizations that are engaged in efforts to improve dental health for underserved Wisconsin residents.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Dental Association
Wisconsin Graduate Medical Education Residency Grant Inactive
Awards funding to existing graduate medical education programs in Wisconsin to expand resident positions in family medicine, general internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, and psychiatry, as well as the number of fellows in addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry. Preference will be given to applicants with rural rotation tracks.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 6, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Wisconsin Seal-a-Smile Program Inactive
Funding for school-based dental sealant programs in Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2017
Sponsor: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin
Dementia Crisis Innovation Grants: Round 2 Inactive
Grants for counties or county consortia interested in improving the dementia capability of their current crisis response systems.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services Funding Assistance Program EMS-FAP Inactive
Awards funding to Wisconsin emergency medical services agencies for training and equipment.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Medica Foundation Early Childhood Health Grant Program Inactive
Provides funds for programs focused on healthy families to foster optimal growth and development of young children.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: May 26, 2017
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
WHEDA Foundation Housing Grant Program Inactive
Supports the development or improvement of housing facilities in Wisconsin for low-income people with special needs.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: May 5, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
Medica Foundation Behavioral Health Grant Program Inactive
Provides funds for projects that help people with serious mental illness and addictions recover and lead productive lives.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2017
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
RWHC Rural Health Ambassador Award Inactive
The Rural Health Ambassador Award recognizes employees at member hospitals who have gone above the call of duty in promoting their respective organizations and made significant contributions to rural healthcare in general.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2017
Sponsor: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
Wisconsin Grants to Support People with Disabilities Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and government agencies to support long-term care services for Wisconsin residents with disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Mar 10, 2017
Sponsor: UnitedHealthcare
Wisconsin Community Health Internship Program (CHIP) Inactive
Offers a summer internship to college students in Wisconsin. The internship provides hands-on opportunities for students and assistance to local health departments.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Wisconsin School Health Award Inactive
Recognizes and celebrates schools with policies, programs, and the infrastructure to support and promote healthy eating; physical activity; alcohol, tobacco, and drug-free lifestyles; and parental and community involvement.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 6, 2017
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Comprehensive High-Impact HIV Prevention Projects for Young Men of Color Who Have Sex with Men and Young Transgender Persons of Color Inactive
Grants for community-based organizations to develop and implement Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevention programs for young men of color who have sex with men and young transgender persons of color.
Geographic coverage: Available in 33 states and Puerto Rico
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 27, 2016
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Programs to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas to Boost Prevention Inactive
Awards funds to land grant colleges and universities for projects that will work to improve physical activity and nutrition; reduce obesity; and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in areas where adult obesity rates are high.
Geographic coverage: Available in 17 states.
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Taking Action with Data: Use of the County Environmental Health Profiles to Improve Environmental Health in a Community Inactive
Funds new projects lead by local and tribal public health agencies in Wisconsin to address environmental health in their communities as identified in the 2015 County Environmental Health Profile data.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 25, 2016
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Wisconsin Medical Telecommunications Equipment Grant Program Inactive
Provides funding to nonprofit medical clinics, hospitals, or public health agencies for the purchase of specialized telecommunications equipment designed to augment or enhance the delivery of medical services in rural or underserved areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2016
Sponsor: Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program Strategic Component Inactive
Awards funding to community coalitions in Wisconsin working to improve the overall behavioral health of their community.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2016
Sponsor: Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Capacity Building Grant Inactive
Offers funding to organizations working to prevent or reduce childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes in Native American children. Funds may be used for capacity building, community planning, or community health assessments.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide with preference given to North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2016
Sponsor: Notah Begay III Foundation
Wisconsin Rural Community Grant Inactive
Funding to rural coalitions that are addressing a health care issue in a Wisconsin community.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 14, 2014
Sponsor: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health

Last Updated: 12/11/2017