Fall 2019 Comptetitive Grant Cycle
Fall 2019 Competitive Grant Cycle Application
Applications accepted September 1, 2019 – October 1, 2019.
Spring Cycle 2019 Competitive Grants Awarded
Upper Peninsula Children’s Bereavement Network
$1000 to provide safe and relaxed setting for children in grieving.
Photo: Roger Bentlage of the Upper Peninsula Children’s Bereavement Network accepts a grant to provide West End youth a relaxed and safe setting to explore their feelings and offer hope to children who have experienced a loss through death at Camp STAR.
Partridge Creek Farm
$5000 to assist with 2019 growing season & contruction of urban orchard in Ishpeming.
Photo: Doug Russell representing Partridge Creek Farm accepts a grant for $5,000 to assist with the summer 2019 growing season and the new urban orchard to be planted in Ishpeming.
$500 to purchase medical supplies for Harbor House.
Photo: Beth Cassady of the Women’s Center accepts a $500 grant to be used to purchase unreimbursed medical supplies for Harbor House residents.
$2,000 to implement Educational Programs in Marquette County’s West End.
Photo: Jake Bilodeau accepts a $2,000 on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association. This grant will be used to provide educational programing about Alzheimer’s Disease in the West End.
Bay Cliff Health Camp
$2,000 to support attendance at Bay Cliff Health Camp for West End campers.
Photo: Bay Cliff Health Camp receives a $2,000 grant to support campers from Marquette County’s West End during summer 2019.
$1,000 for Operation Overnight to support West End residents.
Photo: Mary Tavernini Dowling accepts a $1,000 grant for Operation Overnight at Beacon House. This program will provide lodging for West End Residents while the new Beacon House is being built on the UPHS-Marquette campus.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette County
$1,500 for West End Site-Based Mentoring.
Photo: Jayne Letts, Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette accepts a $1,500 grant for the West End Site-Based Mentoring Program.
Dial Help, Inc.
$4,000 to support Safety Net services in Western Marquette County.
Photo: Rebecca Crane of Dial Help, Inc. accepts a grant for $4,000 to be used to support Safety Net services for residents of Marquette County’s West End.
Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes
$1,000 to support Girl Scout Outdoor Experience at Camp Pow Low.
Photo: Kevin Doney of the Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes accepts a $1,000 grant that will be used to provide safety equipment for the Camp Pow Low waterfront program.
INN Community Education Division
$4,000 to support continuing education and enrichment program for adults with disabilities.
NICE Community Schools
$1,500 to support the construction of a nature trail.
Photo: Students from Kurt Corcoran’s Middle School Classroom at NICE Community Schools accept a grant for $1,500 to purchase equipment and supplies for the construction of a student-designed nature trail.
Superior String Alliance
$800 to purchase epi-pens for SSA Summer Music Camp.
Photo: Susan Hornbogan representing the Superior String Alliance accepts a $800 grant for the purchase of EpiPens to be used during Superior String Alliance Summer Music Camp.
UP Bras that Fit
$2,000 to purchase specialty garments for under-insured and un-insured residents of the West End.
Photo: Linda Romps of UP Bras that Fit accepts a grant for $2,000 to purchase specialty garments and forms for under-insured or uninsured residents of the West End.
UP Children’s Therapy
$1,500 for West End Summer Speech Therapy Clinic.
Photo: Dave Aro of UP Children’s Therapy accepts a check for $1500 to provide summer speech therapy services in Marquette County’s West End.
Humboldt Township Youth Fishing Derby
Township of Humboldt receives a $500 sponsorship for the Humbolt Township Youth Fishing Derby.
Photo: Township Supervisor Thomas Prophet accepts a $500 sponsorship from the West End Health Foundation for the Humboldt Township Youth Fishing Derby.
The West End Health Foundation was established in 2014 after an agreement between Bell Hospital and LifePoint, Inc. for the purchase of the hospital. The mission of the WEHF is Advancing Health and Wellness in the West End Community. The WEHF provides funding in two competitive grant cycles per year and provides funding for health and wellness related programs in the four West End school districts.