2019 Western U.P. Regional Prosperity Initiative Partners and Supporters

Numerous organizations have expressed support for the Western U.P. Regional Prosperity Initiative over the years by submitting letters or resolutions of support for one or more of WUPPDR’s applications.  This year’s supporters and partners of WUPPDR’s 2019 Regional Prosperity Initiative application- businesses, educators, healthcare providers, nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and state and local legislators – are listed below.

The state requires participation of several categories of partners: adult and higher education, workforce and economic development (including Community Development Collaborative [CDC] members), private sector, transportation, foundations/non-profits, and local governments. Most participants in the list are in one or more of those categories.

Acronyms are included where they are commonly used to refer to the organization.

Adult Education

Higher Education

Economic Development

Workforce Development



Pre-K – 12 Education

Healthcare/Human Services

Private Sector


WUPPDR Member Units of Government

Other Units of Government

These partners and units of government form the foundation of a diverse group of stakeholders who have been invited to participate in quarterly collaborative meetings. Complete lists of members of the Advisory Committee and stakeholders are available on the Documents page.