Until this year a Michigan resident looking to register for government assistance would have encountered the longest form in the entire country. 42 pages of scarcely legible type and tiny boxes covered more than 1,000 questions, including...
Notes from the Health Fund’s travels
How West Michigan families are getting fit, having fun, and staying healthy—together!
The Mediterranean diet is still the gold standard; butter is not, in fact, back; the gut microbiome is a growing field of study giving rise to “prescriptions” for better nutrition.
Flint Fresh’s various programs, including a mobile market, a produce delivery system, and a new Food Hub building, signify a renewed investment in Flint’s future.
The past year was action-packed here at the Health Fund. We nearly doubled our grantmaking, broadened our activities to be more engaged with Michigan communities, and told more stories about the transformative work our grantees are doing across the state. Here’s a look at our top five stories from last December through this December.
Read about our latest grants in Healthy Aging and Special Projects & Emerging Ideas.
2016 was a transformative year for the Michigan Health Endowment Fund. We nearly doubled our grantmaking from 2015, awarding upwards of $21 million to support a healthier Michigan. Read more in our annual report, “Sparking Ideas, Engaging Communities.”
Learn about six projects across Michigan helping to combat the opioid epidemic.
A few months ago, Rumsey Street near the southwest end of Grandville Avenue in Grand Rapids looked like any other pocket of disinvestment in cities across the country. Situated in the dynamic neighborhood of Roosevelt Park, the site is surrounded by families, but here...