Extension Innovation Grants Prompt Community Collaboration on Food Systems, Water Quality, Accessibility, and Outreach

UW-Madison Extension awarded funding to 13 projects aimed at bringing innovative ideas to its outreach and education mission. Extension annually solicits proposals for new efforts around educational engagement, community-informed research, and practical guidance. Extension’s place-based educators across Wisconsin and specialists at UW-Madison and other UW campuses conduct needs assessments, work with local partnering organizations, and […]


The Literacy Link

“The Literacy Link brings evidence-informed literacy and learning opportunities to young children with parents or caregivers involved in local correctional systems.”

Extension staff, First Book Representatives at the Dane County Jail

The Literacy Link Awarded $21,000 for New Books by Nonprofit First Book

UW—Madison Division of Extension’s The Literacy Link is the recipient of a $21,000 award for new, high-quality books. The award from the nonprofit First Book, will expand The Literacy Link’s mission to bring evidence-informed literacy and learning opportunities to young children who have a parent or caregiver involved in local correctional systems.

Notebook with a checklist

Managing Finances in Tough Times

The COVID-19 pandemic has us all thinking about how to adapt to guidelines to keep our loved ones and ourselves healthy and safe. Added to this stress is the uncertainly about economic conditions and how this may affect our personal finances.