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Wisconsin Funding & Opportunities

Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Academic/Scholarly Research Grants
Grants for academic/scientific investigators and those newly interested in agricultural safety and health research. Funding will support new agricultural safety and health knowledge and assess and promote best safety and health practices, with a focus on projects addressing mental health; sleep deprivation; safe transport and handling of commodities; and slips, trips, and falls prevention.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community Outreach/Education Grants
Grants for community-based nonprofit organizations that are working to prevent agricultural injury and illness through training and educational campaigns. Priority will be given to projects addressing mental health; sleep deprivation; safe transport and handling of commodities; and slips, trips, and falls prevention.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation Grant
Grants for nonprofit organizations that are engaged in efforts to improve oral health for underserved Wisconsin residents.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Dental Association
Medica Foundation Rural Health Program
Provides funds for organizations to support health related programs that strengthen regional and rural communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Nonmetropolitan areas of Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: Aug 9, 2019
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program (HPLAP)
Loan repayment assistance for primary care professionals who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 12, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
Wisconsin Rural Physician Residency Assistance Program (WRPRAP)
Funding 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: Sep 16, 2019
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Wisconsin Community Grant Program
Grants for for physician-led, community-based, or statewide programs to improve health in Wisconsin through education and outreach.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 27, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Medical Society
Medica Foundation Strategic Initiatives Program
Requests concept papers for big and innovative solutions that serve as incubators for ideas, catalysts for systemic change, and that address the underlying causes and factors inhibiting optimal health. Concept papers are accepted in the areas of behavioral health, child and youth health, substance use disorder, healthy aging, rural health, disabilities, and healthcare access.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
National ROPS Rebate Program
Offers rebates for approximately 70% of the cost of purchasing and installing a Rollover Protective Structure kit on tractors.
Geographic coverage: Currently, rebates are available in Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Wisconsin. Farmers located in other states may sign up for the waiting list.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Tractor Safety Coalition
Otto Bremer Foundation Grants
Funding for organizations in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin working to provide for people's 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 Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin, including feasibility studies for healthcare organizations.
Geographic coverage: Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
Wisconsin Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
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
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
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 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 such as geographic location, race, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 17, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2019
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Wisconsin Community Impact Grants Program Inactive
Funding to advance health equity in Wisconsin communities through support for large-scale, evidence-informed, community-academic partnership initiatives that address the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 25, 2019
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2019
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Hermes Monato, Jr. Rural Health Essay Prize Inactive
An annual award for a rural health essay written by a student or recent graduate of any campus of the University of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2019
Sponsor: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
Medica Foundation Early Childhood Health Grant Program Inactive
Grants for programs within the Medica Foundation service area that are 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 10, 2019
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
Alliant Energy Foundation Hometown Safety Grant Inactive
Grants for one-time, safety-related purchases for communities served by Alliant Energy in Wisconsin and Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin and Iowa
Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
Sponsor: Alliant Energy Foundation
Wisconsin Advanced Practice Clinician Training Grant Inactive
Grants for activities that focus on increasing the number of rural hospitals and clinics in Wisconsin that provide clinical training for physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Wisconsin Graduate Medical Education New Program Grant Inactive
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
Application Deadline: Apr 18, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Wisconsin Express Inactive
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: Apr 7, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Medica Foundation Behavioral Health Grant Program Inactive
Grants for projects in the Medica Foundation service area that help people with serious mental illness and chemical addictions recover and lead productive lives.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 5, 2019
Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2019
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
Wisconsin School Health Award Inactive
Recognizes and celebrates schools in Wisconsin that have policies, programs, and the infrastructure to help students develop lifelong healthy behaviors and achieve their full academic potential.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Wisconsin Allied Health Professional Education and Training Grant Inactive
Grants to healthcare consortia to design and implement education and training programs for critical allied health positions in rural areas of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 29, 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Alliant Energy Foundation Community Grants Inactive
Grants for nonprofit programs and projects that benefit customers in Alliant Energy communities in Iowa and Wisconsin in the areas of helping families, education, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin and Iowa
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsor: Alliant Energy Foundation
North Central Region Water Network Capacity-Building Mini Grants Inactive
Grants to support the goals of the North Central Region Water Network, including soil health, climate, water supply, infrastructure, and source protection.
Geographic coverage: 12 states in the North Central Region
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsor: North Central Region Water Network
Wisconsin Community Health Internship Program (CHIP) Inactive
Offers a summer internship for college students in Wisconsin. The internship provides hands-on opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as assistance to local health departments.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Multi-State Rural Development Research or Extension Project Grants Inactive
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 6, 2019
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Wisconsin Top Rural Development Initiative Awards Inactive
Recognizes programs that exemplify positive community impacts, regional success stories, and/or demonstrate innovative ideas impacting communities in rural Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Rural Partners
Wisconsin Cost Champions Award Inactive
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, 2019
Sponsors: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative, Wipfli, LLP
Wisconsin AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Wisconsin that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project Inactive
Farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in selected counties in 41 states.
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2018
Sponsor: Monsanto Fund
Wisconsin Community Catalyst Grant Inactive
Funding to support creative health equity approaches designed with the goal of actively reducing gaps in access, outcomes, and opportunities in Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2018
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Emergency Response Equipment Grant Program Inactive
Funding for the purchase of emergency response equipment for volunteer fire, rescue, and ambulance departments in rural parts of Compeer Financial’s service area.
Geographic coverage: Specific counties in Wisconsin and Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
Wisconsin Broadband Expansion Grants Inactive
Grants to improve broadband communications services in underserved areas of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
Sponsor: Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Graduate Medical Education Residency Expansion Grant Inactive
Funding for 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 12, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2018
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
High Obesity Program Inactive
Funding for land grant college and university projects designed to improve physical activity and nutrition; reduce obesity; and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in areas where adult obesity rates are above 40%.
Geographic coverage: Available to serve specific counties in 17 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
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: Jun 22, 2018
Sponsor: Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
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 16, 2018
Sponsor: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
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 15, 2018
Sponsor: Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
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

Last Updated: 6/14/2019