Immunize Wisconsin (IMWI) is dedicated to supporting coalitions and other organizations in their immunization efforts. As part of this support, the IMWI grant program will focus on local immunization initiatives for people across the state of Wisconsin including pediatric and adult populations.
Grant Application Window Now Closed
Immunize Wisconsin is now reviewing all grant applications submitted on, or prior to, December 16, 2022. Recipients will be announced in early 2023
Grants will be awarded up to $50,000 for a 12-month period.
Application window is now closed. Proposals submitted after December 16, 2022 will not be considered for this grant cycle.
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Encouraging Better Education and Increased Vaccination Rates
The purpose of the IMWI Grant Program is to support local projects, programs, and initiatives dedicated to improving vaccination uptake in our state and providing relevant vaccination information and education to Wisconsinites of all ages.
Examples of Eligible Projects Include:
Immunization initiatives to increase rates in your local communities
Education and enrichment programs
Creating programs and projects that honor diversity and embrace inclusiveness
Improve the understanding of immunization availability
Transportation initiatives for those in need
Increasing access to education for people in Wisconsin
Grant Program Exclusions
The following organizations, projects, and entities are not eligible for IMWI grant funding:
Endowments or other reserve funds
Individual donations, scholarships, or sponsorships
Political campaigns or any lobbying efforts
Funding to purchase vaccines
Content and Information Requirements for All Grant Proposal Submissions
Define who you are and share information on the work you’ve been doing in the field of immunization uptake and education.
Proposed Project Detail
Share detailed information about your target audiences and how your project or initiative will help these groups. Be sure to share information on your objectives, tasks, key milestone activities, dates, and expected outcomes.
Provide information and contact details for the stakeholders who will be responsible for this work.
Share details on how you intend to accurately measure the results and outcomes of your project or initiative. Provide a detailed explanation of your evaluation and measurement strategy.
Share a detailed budget plan including information on how you will spend the grant money you are requesting and over what time period.
Grant Proposal Submission and Selection Timeline
RFPs released and submissions accepted
Week of October 10
Immunize Wisconsin hosts informational grant listening sessions – see below for specific dates and times
If a proposal is selected for funding, the project lead will be required to sign a grant agreement that includes a statement that no other funding has been received for the proposal. The exception would be if the funding is a match to other funding that only partially funds the proposed work.
As part of the submitted proposal, there must be a description of how the team will assess the success of the proposed work. For example: if the proposal is to fund a spring health fair – attendance could be a measure used to assess the success of the event