Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Superior Health Foundation awarded more than $275,000 in health-centered large grant funding at its Fall Grants Awards Celebration last night.
The Marquette-based foundation gave out more than $54,000 in large grants along with $221,000 in funding to improve the mental health for people in the Upper Peninsula.
The mental health wellness initiative is the Foundation’s second proactive grant project selected and voted on by its U.P.-wide board of directors.
In 2014, the foundation awarded more than $217,000 to improve oral health for children in the U.P.
The Superior Health Foundation was formed following the sale of Marquette General Health System to for-profit Duke LifePoint in September 2012.