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2024 Bayfield County Community Wellness Initiative

  1. 2024 Bayfield County Wellness Initiative Application
  2. The Bayfield County Health Wellness Initiative is a community wellness initiative that promotes the health infrastructure of Bayfield County, its residents and visitors. The purpose of this grant opportunity is to provide the community with assistance to create the opportunity for a better place to live by supporting infrastructure for physical activity, promoting health and wellness.

  3. Please complete the following sections of the online application. Your completed application will be submitted to the email Health@bayfieldcounty.wi.gov. At that time, you may choose to have a copy emailed to you for confirmation and for your recordkeeping. Online applications are required this year.

  4. Application for project proposals must be received no later than Sunday, April 28, 2024. Awarding of grant amounts shall be at the sole discretion of the Bayfield County Health Community Wellness Initiatives Committee. Grant funds must be used for pre-approved project costs.  Project must be completed and final report submitted by June 30, 2025. For details please see Grant Description. If you have any questions regarding this grant opportunity or the application process, please contact Nathan Hauber at Bayfield County Health Department at (715)373-3319 or by email Health@bayfieldcounty.wi.gov.

  5. Quick Update:

    File upload fields are available this year at the request of applicants from the previous grant cycles. Unless the field has an asterisk, it is not required to use all file uploads in your grant application. We simply have added more opportunities for you to add documentation such as letters of support, town meeting minutes, photos or sketches, graphics or marketing designs, or other materials that are complementary to your grant application. 

  6. Applicant Information
  7. Note:

    If you are completing this application on behalf of a town/municipality/tribe, please fill out the below information as best as possible. Feel free to use the address of the town or local government center in place of your personal address. Please do remember to include an email that you and/or a local government official can be contacted at as this will be necessary to announce grant recipients.

  8. Overview
  9. Optional - an opportunity to attach other documentation or information to help explain the project proposal.

  10. Target Audience
  11. Optional - an opportunity to attach other documentation or information related to target audience.

  12. Project Description
  13. For example, what are you doing in your project and how will you carry it out?

  14. Optional - an opportunity to attach other documentation or information to help explain the project proposal.

  15. Project Site
  16. Required. Please provide a photo or sketch of the proposed site for your project with your application.

  17. Optional - an opportunity to attach other documentation or information to help explain the project proposal.

  18. Optional - an opportunity to attach other documentation or information to help explain the project proposal.

  19. Optional - an opportunity to attach other documentation or information to help explain the project proposal.

  20. Optional - an opportunity to attach other documentation or information to help explain the project proposal.

  21. Optional - an opportunity to attach other documentation or information to help explain the project proposal.

  22. Is the land publicly owned?*
  23. Has the municipality endorsed this project?*
  24. Please provide documentation of endorsement of your project. For example, town meeting minutes reflecting support.

  25. Optional.

  26. Optional.

  27. Optional.


  28. Formal town/municipal/tribal action required prior to award. 

  29. Goals and Objectives
  30. Please craft goals and objectives. What are you trying to achieve and what strategies will you use to get there?
  31. Required.

  32. List approximately 3 objectives to coincide with your goal.

  33. Optional.

  34. Optional

  35. Optional.

  36. Optional

  37. Optional.

  38. Optional

  39. Optional.

  40. Optional

  41. Optional. An opportunity to attach documentation that outlines the goals and objectives of the project proposal.

  42. Timeline
  43. Please list the months with corresponding activities in the next box.

  44. List the activities during the selected months. Please explain what you hope to accomplish, start and end dates, etc.

  45. Projects must be completed by June 30, 2025. A grant summary form must be submitted by June 30, 2025 or within two weeks from project completion.

  46. Optional - an opportunity to attach documentation that outlines the expected timeline for this project.

  47. Partners and Community Support
  48. Describe the role that community members and collaborating partners will play in this project. Please include at least two letters of support from community members with this application to establish that the project has strong community impetus and determination behind the project.

  49. Required.

  50. Required.

  51. Project Impact and Sustainability
  52. In 4-5 sentences, please describe the anticipated impact on the community and plans for sustainability for this project after the project is completed.

  53. Will you be willing to have this site listed on an interactive Bayfield County map?*
  54. Optional - an opportunity to attach documentation that outlines the anticipated impact of this project and sustainability or maintenance plans.

  55. Budget
  56. Please complete a budget with anticipated expenses for each category of the project both for the grant funds and cost-sharing or match for the grant. Items that have a shaded box are not eligible for grant funds.
    Directions: Below, Column A or GRANT would be the contribution from the Bayfield County Health Infrastructure Grant. The minimum request is 1,000 total for grant expenditures and the maximum is up to $5,000. Under Column B or MATCH, this would be the local contribution from the town, municipality or tribe as well as contribution from community members, donated time, local permitting or contracting, etc. The total for Column B can exceed the amount requested from the Health Infrastructure (HI) Grant, but cannot be less than the amount requested (it is a 50/50 match grant). For example, if you are requesting $1,500 from the HI grant, then Column B must total at least $1,500 (or more) when totaling all expenses in that column. The last column on the far right is to total all rows and all costs, both grant and matching community contributions, to demonstrate all expenses projected.
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  58. GRANT
    Column A
  59. MATCH
    Column B
  60. ESTIMATED COSTS
    A+B
  61. Equipment
  62. Materials and Supplies
  63. Contractual
  64. Labor (Volunteer)
  65. Not eligible for grant reimbursement
  66. Permitting/Other Fees
  67. Not eligible for grant reimbursement
  68. TOTAL:
  69. Add All in Column A
  70. Add All in Column B
  71. ALL COSTS (Matching and Grant)
  72. Not required, but highly recommended.  This is an opportunity to provide a planned budget on how grant monies will be used and local match will be contributed.

  73. Optional. This could be an opportunity to attach estimates or quotes from contractors or letters from community volunteers or organizations committing to assist with the project and contribute towards 50/50 match.

  74. Optional. This could be an opportunity to attach estimates or quotes from contractors or letters from community volunteers or organizations committing to assist with the project and contribute towards 50/50 match.

  75. Optional. This could be an opportunity to attach estimates or quotes from contractors or letters from community volunteers or organizations committing to assist with the project and contribute towards 50/50 match.

  76. Optional. This could be an opportunity to attach estimates or quotes from contractors or letters from community volunteers or organizations committing to assist with the project and contribute towards 50/50 match.

  77. Optional. This could be an opportunity to attach estimates or quotes from contractors or letters from community volunteers or organizations committing to assist with the project and contribute towards 50/50 match.

  78. By submitting this grant application, the grantee agrees to allow photos and a community press release to be published on the finished project. Bayfield County assumes no responsibility or liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred as a result of use of any equipment on completed projects or resulting from construction of grant projects. Thank you for your time completing this application. Grant recipients will be announced by May 15, 2024.

  79. Send me a copy of my application

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  80. Thank you for helping create more opportunities for health and wellness in Bayfield County!

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