Equitable Recovery Program

As of 2:00PM CT on November 12, 2021, the Equitable Recovery Grant program ​​​is no longer accepting applications in accordance with the application deadline posted in the Program Grant Announcement.​​

Applicants and other interested persons are encouraged to subscribe to the Program​ email distribution list.


The purpose of the Equitable Recovery Program is to assist community-based organizations providing services or programming aimed at increasing equity and eliminating disparities in health, early childhood development, education, economic support, housing, and environmental justice in qualified census tracts or communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Program intends to award up to $82,075,532 in grants through this Announcement. Funding for this assistance is provided to Wisconsin by the Federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

For more information regarding the Equitable Recovery Program, including the grant application, please visit the links below. If you are interested in keeping up to date on the latest information regarding the Equitable Recovery Program, subscribe to our mailing list today​!

Program Information

  • Press Release - April 13, 2021
  • Grant Announcement ​- Revised February 8, 2022
    • The Grant Announcement contains program details, eligibility requirements, and application selection and award processes.​​​



  • Eligible Expense Incurred Period March 3, 2021 through December 31, 2024
  • Grant Announcement Issue Date Tuesday October 5, 2021
  • Application Form Live Tuesday October 5, 2021
  • Webinar Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 12:00 PM CDT
  • Questions Due Friday, October 22, 2021 at 2:00 PM CDT
  • Applications Due Friday, November 12, 2021 at 2:00 PM CDT (deadline extended)
  • Notification of Award Issue Date February 2022
  • Grant Agreement Execution June 2022
  • Final Report See section 1.8 of Grant Ann​​ouncement


Awar​d Materials


Please review all available documentation on this page prior to contacting the program.