MEMBER ASSOCIATIONS

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AARP Wisconsin

AARP’s mission is to empower people to choose how they live as they age. A major focus of AARP is livable communities. A livable community is one that is safe and secure, has affordable and appropriate housing and transportation options, and offers supportive community features and services.

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Create Wisconsin

Create Wisconsin is Wisconsin’s community cultural development organization, bringing people together through creative experiences and activating and strengthening Wisconsin’s creative economy, workforce and communities. 

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Feeding Wisconsin

Feeding Wisconsin is the statewide association of the Feeding America food banks that sources, warehouses, and provides food to over 750 affiliated agencies and 1,000 local food programs throughout the state. Our vision is a hunger-free Wisconsin and our mission is to help our food banks and partners fight hunger, improve health and strengthen local communities so that everybody in Wisconsin has access to the food and benefits they need to work, learn, play and live healthy lives.

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Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources

GWAAR is a nonprofit agency committed to supporting the successful delivery of aging programs and services in 70 counties and 11 tribes in Wisconsin. We provide training, technical assistance, and advocacy to ensure the availability and quality of programs and services to meet the changing needs of older people in Wisconsin.

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NAMI Wisconsin

NAMI Wisconsin is the State Affiliate of NAMI for Wisconsin. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of those affected by mental illness and to promote recovery.

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Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative

RWHC is owned & operated by 42, rural acute, general medical-surgical hospitals. The Cooperative's emphasis on developing a collaborative network among both freestanding & system affiliated rural hospitals distinguishes it from alternatives.

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United Way - Wisconsin

UWWi is the statewide organization providing member support services to the local & independent United Ways in WI. Through UWWi member support services, local United Ways have capacity to individually & collectively build stronger communities. 

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UW Madison - Division of Extension

Through UW-Extension, people of WI & beyond can access university resources & engage in learning, wherever they live & work. Fundamental are partnerships with the 26 UW campuses, county & tribal governments, & other public & private organizations.

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Wisconsin Community Action Program Assn.

The mission of WISCAP is to advance the work of our member organizations to help people and communities become economically secure.  The association was founded on the principal that bringing about economic self-sufficiency for the state’s low-income households should be a coordinated endeavor.

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Wisconsin Council of Churches

WCC is a community of Christian denominations that covenant to engage in a common ministry focused on church unity, peacemaking, social and economic justice for Wisconsin’s most vulnerable residents, and revitalizing congregations.

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Wisconsin Counties Association

WCA is the foremost voice of county officials representing all 72 counties in Wisconsin. We are a financially well-positioned, highly visible civic force with a well-informed and motivated membership governed by a diverse Board.

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Wisconsin Early Childhood Association

Quality early care and education is fundamental to creating a better world. WECA works to advance positive change for children by focusing on the professionals who provide child care for well over 70% of Wisconsin’s children.

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WI Housing & Economic Development Authority

WHEDA works closely with lenders, developers, local government, nonprofits, community groups and others to implement its low-cost financing programs. WHEDA’s mission is to stimulate the state’s economy and improve the quality of life for Wisconsin residents by providing affordable housing and business financing products.

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Wisconsin Philanthropy Network

The Wisconsin Philanthropy Network (WPN) is a professional membership association for grantmakers from across the state. As Wisconsin’s premier resource in philanthropy, we are committed to making your giving as effective and meaningful as possible by providing networking opportunities, skill building, and customized research services tailored to your needs.

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Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association

The mission of WPHCA is to improve health through the work of Community Health Centers and their partners. To accomplish this mission, activities and services include information and public education, government relations and legislative advocacy, training and technical support, and guidance and support opportunities.