Call for Applications: Community-Led Seed Grants
AHW’s Call for Applications: Community-Led Seed Grants supports community-MCW academic partnerships to design new strategies, test innovative ideas, and foster greater collaboration to build a foundation for future endeavors to address Wisconsin’s leading health challenges and produce deeper impact on health and health equity in Wisconsin’s communities. Applicants may request up to $50,000 for projects completed within a 12-month period, beginning Jan. 1, 2024.
To foster a collaborative approach to award selection, applicants will participate in a peer review process to assess proposals submitted to this funding opportunity by their fellow applicants. For the submitted application to be considered for funding, completion of all assigned reviews is required.
Key Documents and Links
Implementation Plan (Word)
Budget Workbook Template (Excel)
Application and Review Process Timeline
July-Aug. 2023: Consult with AHW to review proposed project scope and fit with the call for applications
By Aug. 28, 2023: Share draft application with AHW for feedback
Sept. 11, 2023 (required): Applications due by 5:00 p.m. CDT via the online application form
Within three business days of signature request (required): Electronic signatures due from key personnel via an AHW-initiated DocuSign process
Sept. 22-Oct. 18, 2023 (required): Review process via online review platform
Nov. 2023: Notification of funding decisions
Jan. 1, 2024: Project start date
Funding Opportunity Overview
Hear from AHW Director Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld about this exciting funding opportunity for community-led partnerships.