Funding Opportunities

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On occasion, we are able to offer funding to organizations in our community to help them do work that aligns with our mission. Subscribe to our Funding Opportunities email list or check here often for these grant opportunities. You can also see below for recent grants we’ve awarded in the past year.

Current Funding Opportunities

2024 Roadmap to Reducing Violence in Madison & Dane County

We are currently accepting applications from local community organizations to receive funding that supports violence prevention efforts in Dane County.

In total, there is $410,000 available. We are prioritizing projects that focus on:

•    Youth development
•    Safe and affordable housing
•    Supporting agencies to adopt culturally responsive treatment planning
•    Supporting the expansion of emergency mental health services
•    Hospital based intervention programming for victims of gun violence    

Applications are due by the end of the day on December 20, 2023. 


November 29, 2023RFP Released
December 4, 2023Questions related to the RFP due by 4:00 p.m.
December 5, 2023Finalized FAQ Posted on PHMDC website
December 20, 2023Application Due Date – no later than 11:59 P.M.
February 9, 2024Intent to Award Notifications
February 15, 2024Project Start Date
December 31, 2024Project End Date

Healthy Communities Fund 

This request for proposals is now closed.

Healthy Communities Fund Timeline

October 4, 2023Application window opens
October 20, 2023Last day to request verbal application interview
October 16-27, 2023, Mon-Fri 8 am - 4 pmVerbal interviews completed over Zoom
October 29, 2023Applications due
No later than December 7, 2023Applicants informed of funding decisions
No later than December 31, 2023Funds dispersed to awardees

Past Funding Opportunities

Violence Prevention Grant Program 2023 Awardees

PFAS Community Outreach 2023 Awardees

We released a request for proposals (RFP) for community engagement around the issue of PFAS pollution in our community in July, 2023. We offered $30,000 in small grants of $5,000-$10,000 for community agencies to help spread the word about PFAS contamination in the environment and ways to avoid exposure to them. After reviewing 9 proposals, the review team awarded 4 grants to the following agencies:

We are working with these organizations to get projects started.

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