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Wisconsin Funding & Opportunities

America's Farmers Grow Communities Project
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 AHEC Scholars Program
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
Alliant Energy Foundation Hometown Safety Grant
Grants for one-time, safety-related purchases for communities served by Alliant Energy in Wisconsin and Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin and Iowa
Application Deadline: Jan 1, 2019
Sponsor: Alliant Energy Foundation
Alliant Energy Foundation Community Grants
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
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 1, 2019
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
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 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
Alliant Energy Partnership Programs Inactive
Funding for communities in Iowa and Wisconsin for projects and programs working in the areas of community development; professional and workforce development; retention, marketing, and recruitment; and building/site development.
Geographic coverage: Iowa and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2018
Sponsor: Alliant Energy
Wisconsin Community Grant Program Inactive
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 28, 2018
Sponsor: Wisconsin Medical Society
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program (HPLAP) Inactive
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 18, 2018
Sponsor: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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
Medica Foundation Core Mission Support Grant Program Inactive
Provides funds for small organizations to support health related programs that strengthen regional and rural communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2018
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation Grant Inactive
Grants for nonprofit organizations that are engaged in efforts to improve oral health for underserved Wisconsin residents.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsor: Wisconsin Dental Association
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Academic/Scholarly Research Grants Inactive
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 aging, sleep deprivation, chemical safety, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community Outreach/Education Grants Inactive
Grants to community-based nonprofit organizations that are working to prevent agricultural injury and illness through training, educational campaigns, and media. Priority will be given to projects addressing aging, sleep deprivation, chemical safety, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
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
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 11, 2018
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 16, 2018
Sponsor: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
Medica Foundation Behavioral Health Grant Program Inactive
Provides funds for projects that help people with serious mental illness and chemical addictions recover and lead productive lives.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: Apr 6, 2018
Sponsor: Medica 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
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 30, 2018
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2018
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
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 (Required): Mar 21, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2018
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
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
Implementation and Expansion of Opioid Treatment in Wisconsin Inactive
Funding for the implementation and expansion of clinically appropriate evidence-based practices for opioid use disorder treatment in Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2018
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
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 13, 2018
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 5, 2018
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
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, 2018
Sponsors: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative, Wipfli, LLP
Wisconsin Broadband Expansion Grants Inactive
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 Express Inactive
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 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
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
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 Top Rural Development Initiative Awards Inactive
Recognizes programs that exemplify positive community impacts, regional success stories, and/or demonstrated innovative ideas impacting communities in rural Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Rural Partners
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
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

Last Updated: 10/3/2018