Call for Applications: Learning Event Support

Funding summary

Funds Available: Each eligible learning event may request up to $5,000 in funding to support direct event-specific expenses aligned with the allowable expenses and funding restrictions. AHW anticipates funding up to 20 learning events (10 community-led and 10 MCW-led) through June 30, 2020, or until available funds have been distributed.

 

Application Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through June 30, 2020, or until available funds have been distributed

 

Funding Details: Opportunities for continuous learning and workforce development are essential to providing ongoing support for Wisconsin’s multi-sector professionals working to positively impact the health of residents across the state. Learning events aimed at convening participants to build knowledge, skills, and networks to improve health and that support participants to turn their knowledge into action after the learning event are key to advancing our collective understanding of and ability to address Wisconsin’s leading health issues.

AHW’s Call for Applications for Learning Event Support intends to support Wisconsin-based learning events that build knowledge, skills, networks, and impactful next steps beyond the day of the event among multi-sector professionals working to advance health through research, education, and community health improvement efforts statewide.

Learning events funded through this call will:

  • Build knowledge, skills, and networks among multi-sector professionals working to advance health in Wisconsin through research, education, and community health improvement efforts
  • Demonstrate a plan to support event participants turning knowledge gained into action for sustained impact
  • Be organized by Wisconsin-based nonprofit or governmental (community) organizations or  Medical College of Wisconsin-based entities

application resources

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  Who can apply for the Call for Applications: Learning Event Support opportunity?

This opportunity is open to Wisconsin-based nonprofit or governmental (community) organizations and MCW-based entities hosting eligible learning events. See the RFA for full eligibility criteria.

  What are allowable expenses under this funding opportunity?

Funds can only be used for direct project-specific expenses and may not be used for things like salary, lobbying, alcohol, or entertainment. See the RFA for the full list of allowable expenses and funding restrictions.

In addition, AHW funds may not supplant funds or resources otherwise available. Please see AHW Supplanting Criteria (PDF) for details.

  How long does the application process take? When will award announcements be made?

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through June 30, 2020, or until available funds have been distributed, and are reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Below is the recommended timeframe for applying:

  • Approximately 90 days prior to event
    • Discuss proposed learning event with AHW Program Manager
  • Approximately 60 days prior to event
    • Submit application for funding determination
  • Prior to date of event (pending approval of funding)
    • Complete required administrative paperwork

 

 

  If selected, what are the reporting requirements?

The learning event host organization receiving funds will be required to report the outcomes of the investment through an event outcomes report (within 60 days following the event) and a post-event outcomes report (within six months of the event). See the RFA for full details.


Have Questions?

We’re here to help. For questions or further information on this funding opportunity, contact Tracy Wilson at trwilson@mcw.edu or (414) 955-4364.

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