Grants

Funding Priorities

 

Since 2014, the Foundation has granted nearly $100,000 to support health and wellness Deer River and surrounding communities. 

 

Our Focus Areas

Prevention: Supporting efforts to prevent disease and promote healthy lifestyles

Rehabilitation: Supporting programs that provide individuals the opportunity to restore and improve health

Community Health Needs: Partnering with area organizations who seek to improve health and quality of life for residents in the Deer River Area.

Health Care Careers:  Providing scholarships and support for individuals pursuing a career in a health care field.

2015 Grants

$500 to Essentia Health-Deer River for a Mother’s Room

$1,000 to ISD 317 for Mother’s Rooms at King Elementary and Deer River High School

$1,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for water safety for children

$4,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for Student Internship Program

$6,500 to Essentia Health-Deer River for Newborn Audiology Screening Equipment

$6,718 to Essentia Health-Deer River for Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab Department

$6,500 to Essentia Health-Deer River EMS for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Training Equipment

$4,800 to Essentia Health-Homestead for Biodex Stepper

$9,545 to Essentia Health-Homestead Living Room Update

$600 to Essentia Health-Grand Rapids for Doppler Monitor

$2,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for Wellness Garden

$3,100 to Essentia Health-Homestead Vital Signs Monitor

$1,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for Waiting Room Update

2016 Grants

$1,200 to Essentia Health-Deer River for EKG Software

$5,000 to Boys and Girls Club of Deer River for Healthy Habits Curriculum

$1,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for water safety for children

$5,000 to ISD 317 for The Movement underage substance use prevention

$10,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for handicapped bathroom door openers

$1,500 to Essentia Health-Homestead Activities Department

$3,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River EMS

2017 Grants

$5,068 to ISD 317 for Community Fitness Center equipment

$1,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for water safety for children

$3,000 to Essentia Health-Homestead for new blinds for living room