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The application window for the proactive closed June 1, 2024.
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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 Spring Capital and Special Grant Awardees

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Proactive Grant Announcement The Proactive Grant window closed Saturday, June…

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The West End Health Foundation (WEHF) hosted a check presentation for the Spring Capital Grant Awardees on May 20, 2024. The amount of funding for the Spring Capital Grants totaled $50,000. The foundation also presented checks for its two annual partnerships totaling $20,000.

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The West End Health Foundation (WEHF) has opened the grant cycle for the Proactive Grant program. Applications are due by June 1, 2024, at noon ET and can be submitted using the submission portal on the WEHF’s grant page. This year, the Proactive Grant funding is awarded to select non-profit organizations that provide programs and services emphasizing food insecurity for Marquette County’s West End Community. The top grants will be selected to present to the WEHF Board for final funding decisions. Awarded grants can range from $1,000 – $50,000, depending on available funds. Eligibility information can be viewed here.

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Featured Grant Story:

Great Lakes Recovery Center - $300,000

  • Great Lakes Recovery Center received $300,000 in funding to be disbursed over five years, significantly contributing to the transformation of the former Teal Lake Medical Clinic from UP Health Systems into the John Kivela Center—a behavioral health campus offering residential treatment.
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