WHA Foundation


The WHA Foundation, Inc. was formed in 1968 to support educational, research and charitable programs of the Wisconsin Hospital Association and its members. Today, as a 501(c)(3) organization, the Foundation focuses its grant making priorities on initiatives that have a statewide impact on health care in Wisconsin. The Foundation's three specific funding priorities include:

We are proud to introduce the WHA Foundation 2021 Year in Review report. This report is a review of the positive impact Foundation program funding has had throughout the state.  Click here to review the 2021 Year in Review Report - WHA Foundation

Thank you to the newest Friends of the Foundation: WHA Information Center. To learn how you can become a Friend of the Foundation, please contact WHA Foundation Executive Director, Leigh Ann Laron, at llarson@wha.org

2022 Clinical Simulation Training Scholarships
WHA Foundation is once again offering scholarships to Wisconsin member hospitals. Hospitals can designate an interdisciplinary team to participate in clinical simulation training focused on stroke, severe sepsis/septic shock, opioid crisis (New in 2022!) or high-risk OB delivery. The WHA Foundation has agreements with two clinical simulation labs, to offer a total of 7 scholarships this year, making them available to scholarship recipients for these training sessions.
Scholarship Application Deadline:  Friday, April 15 2022 – 5:00PM
Application Materials:

  • For complete information on scholarship eligibility and criteria, please click here:
        2022 Simulation Lab Scholarship - Eligibility and Criteria
  • For a map of participating simulation training labs, please click here: 
        2022 Simulation Lab Map
  • To complete the 2022 Clinical Simulation Training Application, please click here:

        2022 WHA Foundation Clinical Simulation Lab Scholarship - Application

Please let us know if you have any questions by reaching out to the WHA Executive Director, Leigh Ann S. Larson, at llarson@wha.org