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The Wisconsin Partnership Program represents a far-reaching commitment by University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health to improve the health and well-being of Wisconsin residents through investments in research, education, prevention practices and interventions, and policy development.


Community grants

New Community Impact Grant Request for Partnerships


The overarching goal of this grant program is to improve the overall health, health equity and well-being of Wisconsin communities through support for large-scale, evidence-based, community-academic partnership initiatives. These partnerships require substantial community engagement to achieve sustained policy, system and environmental change, and must be supported by robust evaluation and effective dissemination. Learn more

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Improving Wisconsin’s Rural Medicine


To address the state’s serious shortage of physicians in rural areas, the UW School of Medicine and Public Health created the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine (WARM) with funding from the Wisconsin Partnership Program.


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Investigating Barriers to Health


The Partnership Program provides funding for basic, clinical, translational and applied public health research. A 2010 Collaborative Health Sciences Program grant looked at individual, social, and environmental barriers to physical activity and good nutrition among Latino students on the South Side of Milwaukee. Learn more

Five-Year Plan

Read the Five-Year Plan


The 2014-2019 Five-Year Plan is the third since the inception of the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The plan is the culmination of 18 months of strategic discussions within the Oversight and Advisory Committee and Partnership Education and Research Committee.


Read the five-year plan (pdf)

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Celebrating Community Partnerships


The Wisconsin Partnership Program’s Growing Farm to School project received a 2014 UW-Madison Community-University Partnership Award at the Olin House on June 3.


Funded by a Community-Academic Partnership Fund (CAPF) grant in 2012, the project seeks to improve nutrition and increase physical activity among Wisconsin children. Read more


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Outcome Reports 

Last updated: 06/19/2015
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