Corewell Health Foundation Southwest Michigan Awards $224,000 to Local Non-Profits
Jan 25, 2023
(ST. JOSEPH) - Corewell Health Foundation Southwest Michigan, formerly Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation, awarded a total of $224,016 in grant awards in 2022 through the Community Wellness Endowment to local non-profits that closely align with Corewell Health South’s mission.
Since the inception of the Community Wellness Endowment in 2015, the Foundation has distributed more than $1.5 million in grants. The purpose of the Community Wellness Endowment is to help support non-profit organizations that promote community health and wellness to populations within Berrien, Van Buren and Cass Counties in Southwest Michigan. Support is focused on existing programs, new programs and capital needs.
“This unique grant program allows us the opportunity to give back to area non-profits and the people they serve,” said Soroya Pierre-VanArtsen, president, Corewell Health Foundation Southwest Michigan. “It also helps us advance our mission to improve health, instill humility and inspire hope within our community.”
The organizations that received a grant award in 2022 include:
- Berrien County Blanket Brigade
- Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Michigan
- Benton Harbor Community Development Corporation
- Michiana Family Center
- Friends of New Troy
- Present Pillars
- Senior Services of Van Buren County
- Strong Women of Faith Breast Cancer Support Group
- The Salvation Army, Niles
- WeECHO Youth Services Inc.
Applications for the next grant period are due by April 4, 2023. For more information, visit lakelandhealthfoundations.org