Superior Health Foundation

Category: Grants


In response to an overwhelming need on the part of health-centered, non-profit organizations across the Upper Peninsula, the Superior Health Foundation is funneling additional dollars into the Covid-19 Pandemic Fund.  Today, the SHF Board of Directors unanimously agreed to shift an additional $15,000 into the Covid-19 Pandemic Fund.  Two weeks Read more…


Several weeks ago, the Superior Health Foundation partnered with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to provide funding to public schools in the U.P. to assure lunches are available. BCBS and SHF each committed $12,500 in funding to the project. We’re pleased to report that dozens of school districts across Read more…


To immediately help address the many emergent equipment and programming needs of health-centered, non-profits in the Upper Peninsula, the Superior Health Foundation has developed the “Covid-19 Pandemic Fund and Fundraiser.”  Over the weekend, the Superior Health Foundation Grants Committee and SHF Board of Directors unanimously agreed to dedicate $25,000 in Read more…


In rapid response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and its effects on school-age children in the Upper Peninsula, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is committing philanthropic dollars to the Upper Peninsula to provide funding to public schools to ensure lunches are available.  Blue Cross is committing $12,500 in its Read more…


As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic evolves, Michigan Public Transit Association (MPTA) and Michigan Transportation Connection (MTC) feel it is important to acknowledge the fluidity of the situation and maintain a reasoned and measured response. This message is to update you on our position regarding workplace safety and our efforts to Read more…


Providing an opportunity for a better future was on the minds of many people as they came together to make the new Ripple Recovery Residence in L’Anse a reality, and soon the new facility will be welcoming its first residents. “This project is a culminating effort of concerned citizens trying Read more…


Rides to Wellness is a comprehensive non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) program. Michigan Transportation Connection (MTC) received a two-year, $800,000 grant from the Superior Health Foundation to build a service in all 15 counties in the Upper Peninsula to provide transportation for NEMT.  This process involves finding transportation providers to provide Read more…


The Superior Health Foundation is now accepting grant applications for its Indigent Care Fund. SHF will award more than $42,000 in Indigent Care funding at its spring grant celebration in mid April. Grants requests cannot exceed $5,000. Eligibility information and on-line application forms are available on the Indigent Care Grants Read more…


MARQUETTE – The Superior Health Foundation, a health-centered, grant-giving organization headquartered in Marquette, has updated and made minor changes to its existing grant policies. According to Jim LaJoie, executive director of the Superior Health Foundation, the most notable changes are with smaller grants. Effective immediately, mini-grants are now “Pilot Project Read more…

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