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Grant Programs

The Wisconsin Partnership Program administers five competitive grant programs, each with a unique approach toward improving the health of the people of Wisconsin.


Community Grant Programs (annual request for partnerships)

  • Community Impact Grant: The Community Impact Grants provide up to $1 million over five-years to support large-scale, evidence-based, community-academic partnerships aimed at achieving sustainable policy, systems and/or environmental changes that will improve health, health-equity and well-being in Wisconsin.
  • New Grant Programs Coming in June: The Wisconsin Partnership Program is developing two new community grant programs. The requests for proposals (RfPs) are expected to be released in June 2017. Sign up to receive our funding alert. If you have any questions please contact program officer Courtney Saxler at

See previously awarded grants and programs (2004-2013)


Faculty Grant Programs

  • Collaborative Health Sciences Program: The Collaborative Health Sciences Program provides up to $600,000 over three years to support novel ideas and new approaches to interdisciplinary research or education benefiting Wisconsin’s residents. Collaborative teams are made up of a principal investigator, co-principal investigator(s), and other collaborators. The principal investigator must be a professor, associate professor, senior scientist or distinguished scientist at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.
  • New Investigator Program: The New Investigator Program provides up to $100,000 over two years to support early-career faculty in initiating innovative research and/or educational approaches that address Wisconsin’s health issues. The program funds innovative proposals from new faculty that may be leveraged for external funding. Principal investigators must be assistant professors at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.

See previously awarded Partnership Education and Research Committee opportunity grants (2013 - 2016)

Grant Programs

Last updated: 05/18/2017
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