Announcement: The application cycle for the initial year of our program has closed. Information will be posted in the coming months for the next application cycle. Sign up to be added to our contact list for program updates.




Recognizing and encouraging local efforts to improve overall community health and well-being.

Promoting cooperation between economic development and health improvement.


Details about the application process and timeline are now available.


The Wisconsin Healthy Communities Designation program is an initiative of the Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health (MATCH) group's Making Wisconsin the Healthiest State project at the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The Making Wisconsin the Healthiest State project, funded by the Wisconsin Partnership Program of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, seeks to help us understand and improve health across Wisconsin.