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Advancing Health and Wellness in the West End Community

The West End Health Foundation defines the West End as the City of Ishpeming and City of Negaunee and the following Townships; Champion, Ely, Humboldt, Ishpeming, Michigamme, Negaunee, Republic, Richmond and Tilden. Programs and services offered in these locations and to benefit the residents of these municipalities are a priority.

The West End Health Foundation announces the opening of our 2022 Proactive Grant Cycle.  The theme for this year’s funding is youth services, with a special focus on mental health programs and initiatives.

The foundation will award up to $30,000 in grant funding to non-profit organizations that provide programs and services for youth in the West End of Marquette County. Click here to access the application.  Contact our Foundation Manager, Doug Russell, with any questions, or call 906-204-7410.  Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, June 10, 2022.

2021 Was a GREAT Year for WEHF and Our Community!

More than $47,000 was raised to help our three community partners: Marquette County Cares Coalition, Start The Cycle, and the Upper Peninsula Diabetes Outreach Network.

Marquette County Cares Coalition
Start The Cycle
Upper Peninsula Diabetes Outreach Network

Can't Wait To See What 2022 Brings!

Board of Directors

Get to know us personally. Click here to meet our group of dedicated board members.

Current Grants

Learn more about our current grants and read stories about succesful past grant projects.

Upcoming Events

View our calendar for information on our upcoming events and how you can get involved.

Featured Grant Story:

Ishpeming Ski Club-$10,000

  • Ishpeming Ski Club was awarded this 2022 Spring Capital Grant for the purchase of a snowmobile to assist in maintaining and grooming 10 km of cross-country ski trails at the U.P. Nordic Ski Complex (Suicide Bowl) and the Iron Ore Heritage Trail between Ishpeming and Negaunee.  
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