This opportunity is open to eligible community-led collaboration projects and MCW-led collaboration projects. All LOIs and full proposals for this funding opportunity must be submitted jointly by a project team of individuals and organizations collectively bringing the necessary experience, influence, and expertise to carry out the proposed project. All successful project teams will reflect the principles outlined in AHW’s Community-Academic Partnership Model [link] in their project team structure and practices. See the Eligibility section of the RFA for details.
Applicants under this RFA are highly encouraged to have a pre-submission meeting with AHW Program Manager Tracy Wilson. Please contact Tracy early in your application process to set up a meeting.
Applications will be accepted only through the official online form. Applications must be received by 5 PM (CST) on November 16, 2020. Applicants must answer all required fields and follow the restrictions set within the online form. No attachments or paper or emailed applications will be accepted. AHW will confirm receipt of the submission via email to the primary partners.
Following successful submission of the online form, signatures from key project personnel will be required via DocuSign in order to complete the LOI submission and be eligible to advance to merit review.
AHW uses a cost-reimbursement model. Funds may only be used for direct, project-related expenses. Please review a complete list of AHW’s Allowable and Unallowable Costs (PDF) as you prepare your application.
In addition, AHW funds may not supplant funds or resources otherwise available. Please see AHW Supplanting Criteria (PDF) for details.
The Innovations to Advance Wisconsin’s Health Workforce is a two-stage application process:
- Application Stage 1: Letter of Intent (LOI) applications due by 5 PM (CST) on November 16, 2020. Applicants will be notified in January 2021 of invitation to move to stage 2.
- Application Stage 2: Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal application by 5 PM (CST) on March 15, 2021.
- Award Determination: Award determinations will be made in May 2021 with funded projects beginning their work in July 2021.
Please see the full RFA for review criteria and details regarding the application process.