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Community Grant Program

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits for Mental Health,
Health Education, and Health Access

GrantWatch ID#: 173567
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation

10/24/16 4:30 PM

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Grants to Wisconsin nonprofits for far-reaching health programs focussed on education and outreach. Initiatives may be physician-led, community-based, or statewide, with priority funding for member physician-led, evidence-based pilot projects. Projects should have measurable outcomes that will increase health equity.

Possible focus areas include:

- Health Literacy
- Health Access
- Health Awareness
- Early Interventions (ex. Safe Baby classes, Reach Out and Read, etc.)
- Mental Health Access and Addiction Support
- Disease Prevention (including school or community gardens)
- Medical Outcomes Research and/or Interpretation and Dissemination of the Research
- Other Health Topics. (Projects must be evidence-based or new/innovative pilots.)

Other preferences are for initiatives that:

- Promote changes to modifiable factors affecting health
- Are new or innovative
- Focus on prevention
- Are well-defined and reasonable to be accomplished within the grant period
- Have a plan to become self-sustaining, if multi-year
- Promote collaborations/partnerships
- Involve or are supported by a physician member of the Wisconsin Medical Society

Grant period is the 2017 calendar year, with slight flexibility.

In general, the Foundation does not grant funds for:

- Unrestricted general operating expenses;
- The use and payment for services of a fiscal agent;
- Endowment funds;
- Religious organizations for religious purposes;
- Fund raising activities or events (i.e. annual fund drives, benefit tickets);
- Umbrella funding organizations that intend to distribute funds at their own discretion;
- Political lobbying or legislative activities;
- Individuals; and
- Capital expenditures (i.e. building repairs, etc.).

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online at the bottom of the page:

If you have any questions about the application process, or will be unable to scan and upload the aforementioned documents, please contact Elizabeth Ringle to arrange sending the documents by U.S. mail.

Elizabeth Ringle

Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation
330 E. Lakeside Street
Madison, WI 53715

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