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Partnership Program awards $400,000 to eight projects

December 18, 2017 1:49 PM | Deleted user

The Wisconsin Partnership Program has awarded almost $400,000 in two-year grants to eight projects in the state, according to a recent statement.

They’re the first set of projects awarded through the program’s Community Catalyst Grant Program.

The grants were:

·     $50,000 to WisconsinEye to create and distribute curriculum for a documentary featuring young Wisconsinites sharing their stories of opioid and heroin addiction and recovery.

·     $50,000 to Great Lakes Dryhootch to support development of an online space to provide peer-based mental healthcare to veterans.

·     $38,500 to Nehemiah Community Development Corporation to create a University of Wisconsin class on providing healthcare to incarcerated individuals.

·     $50,000 to the Milwaukee Inter-City Congregation Allies for Hope and Leaders Igniting Transformation to improve opportunities for Milwaukee youth at risk of expulsion and incarceration.

·     $50,000 to complete development of HealthConnect.Link, a website that aims to help residents of Dane, Rock and Sauk counties access healthcare and social services.

·     $50,000 to Centro Hispano of Dane County to create an educational program to train community health workers on how to reduce health disparities affecting Latina postpartum women.

·     $50,000 to Supporting Families Together Association to address health inequities associated with childhood abuse and neglect.

·     $50,000 to expand Wood County’s River Riders Bike Share Program.

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