Health Improvement Fund
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United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

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Health Improvement Fund

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Connects vulnerable populations to high quality medical, dental, behavioral health, and prevention services.

Healthcare worker checking patientEveryone deserves an equal opportunity to be healthy.

But many people in our community struggle to get the care they need.

United Way and Milwaukee Health Care Partnership health system members (Ascension Wisconsin, Advocate Aurora Health, Children’s Wisconsin, and Froedtert Health) created the Health Improvement Fund to support organizations providing health care and support services to low-income populations. 

Grants are made to organizations working towards one or more of these strategies:

  • COVERAGE: Securing and retaining adequate and affordable health insurance coverage for all.
  • ACCESS: Increasing timely and appropriate access to quality health care providers and services.
  • CARE COORDINATION: Enhancing care coordination and navigation across the health care delivery system.
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH: Improving community health through cross-sector collaboration.

2023-24 funding priorities include mental health and health care workforce.



New and increased gifts matched six to one by the Milwaukee Health Care Partnership from 7/1/23 to 6/30/24 up to $2 million.