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COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Subawards

This funding supports community organizations as they address barriers to and promote acceptance of vaccination for COVID-19. Especially in those communities where accessing medical care can be challenging, and people have had historical mistrust of the medical community and/or vaccines. 

In this post-emergency era of the pandemic, communities are expressing fatigue having conversations about vaccination and boosters. This funding supports organizations who recognize this fatigue and are motivated to educate communities about the effectiveness of vaccines and boosters.

Purpose: To bring equity to the vaccination process, by reaching out to counties and communities with low vaccination rates in Wisconsin.

Eligibility: Applicants must be based in Wisconsin, conduct their proposed community outreach work in Wisconsin, and be one of the following:

  • Local or tribal government entities
  • Nonprofit entities certified as a 501(c)(3) by the federal Internal Revenue Service
  • Projects sponsored by another 501(c)(3) organization
  • Organizations that are new and have not done this work under the direction of Wisconsin Health Literacy before.
  • Organizations that are grantees finishing up Year 1 of this work in June 2023.

2023-2024 Current Sub-awardees (31 total)

  • African Heritage, Inc.
  • A&S Unlimited Solutions, Inc.
  • Bethel Temple Church
  • Black and Brown Womyn Power Coalition
  • Burmese Rohingya Community of Wisconsin
  • Calvary Baptist Church
  • Community Center for Immigrants, Inc.
  • Divine Wellness and Counseling
  • Ebenezer Family Worship Center
  • Ecares Agency, Inc.
  • Essentially Empowered
  • Family Resource Center of Sheboygan County
  • Fond du Lac Literacy
  • Greater Galilee Baptist Church
  • Greater New Birth Church
  • Health Connections Inc.
  • Hephatha Lutheran Church
  • Hmong American Friendship Association
  • Hmong Baptist Ministry
  • Kingdom Reconciliation Outreach Ministries
  • Latino Academy of Workforce Development
  • Mason Temple Church of God in Christ
  • MKE Black Grassroots Network For Health Equity
  • Mother Kathryn Daniels Conference Center C.H. Mason Community Health Clinic
  • Multicultural Coalition, Inc.
  • New Hmong Professionals
  • Our Daily Bread Community Outreach Center, Inc
  • People of Progression
  • Safe and Sound
  • USSGU
  • Wisconsin Council of Churches

2022-2023 Sub-awardees (20 total)

  • A&S Unlimited Solutions
  • African Heritage Inc.
  • Black and Brown Womyn Power Coalition
  • Burmese Rohingya Community of Wisconsin
  • Community Center for Immigrants
  • Ebenezer Family Worship
  • Ecares
  • Fond Du Lac Literacy
  • Greater Galilee Community Development Corporation
  • Hephatha Lutheran Church
  • Hmong American Friendship Association
  • Latino Academy of Workforce Development
  • Mason Temple Church
  • Multicultural Coalition, Inc.
  • Casa Hispana
  • New Hmong Professionals
  • People of Progression
  • POINTTERS
  • Padres e Hijos en Acción
  • Racine Literacy