SHF taking health-centered grant applications

MARQUETTE — The Superior Health Foundation is now accepting large grant applications for the fall grant cycle.

SHF will award $100,000 in large grant funding; typical awards range from $5,000 to $25,000.

Eligibility information and on-line application forms were posted June 1 at Applications will be accepted through June 30. SHF no longer accepts paper applications.

The Superior Health Foundation’s Grants Committee will review the applications and will make its recommendations to the SHF Board at the September meeting. Grant monies will be distributed in late October.

SHF has awarded more than $1.7 million since 2014, said Jim LaJoie, executive director of the Superior Health Foundation.

“The health issues across the U.P. are many,” LaJoie said, “and we value our role to help address the many needs.”

SHF’s mission is to assist with unmet health care needs, with health education and with programs and research on preventing illness and promoting health in the Upper Peninsula. Its vision is to improve the health of Upper Peninsula residents.

For more information, contact the SHF at 906-225-6914 or email Or again, go online to