A Year of Evolution: 2021 Annual Report
2021 was a year of evolution for the Health Fund. We officially ushered in a new strategic plan, welcomed a new CEO, and—like our incredible grantees—continued to adapt to shifting circumstances in the health landscape.
Age-Friendly Conference Envisions an Interconnected Michigan
Michigan’s first age-friendly health conference highlighted the ways age-friendly work benefits us all—and how more collaboration and alignment is the next stage in the journey.
New Health Fund awards invest in innovative health efforts statewide
We’re pleased to announce 49 new awards through our 2022 Behavioral Health, Nutrition & Healthy Lifestyles, and Capacity Building programs! The funded projects are innovative efforts to improve the state of health in every part of Michigan.
A conversation with Lynda Zeller
We chat with Lynda Zeller about her new dual role with SAMHSA, Michigan’s most innovative behavioral health work, and where she’s hoping to see more growth.
New Community Health Impact awards champion locally-led initiatives
We’re excited to be supporting 57 new initiatives through our 2022 Community Health Impact grant program! The selected organizations are making a difference for Michigan communities across the state.
A series of mini-lessons on harnessing the power of data in your grant proposal, program implementation, and reporting.
Lessons from Michigan’s rapid telehealth transition
Key lessons and feedback from an early 2020 collaborative telehealth funding initiative in Michigan.
What 2021 taught us
“A Year of Growth” is a review of 2021 at the Health Fund, including some of the grants, reports, and collaborations that most inspired us throughout the year.
Home-based vaccines deliver critical protection
A Detroit Area Agency on Aging (DAAA) initiative exemplifies the COVID-19 vaccine outreach that remains crucial entering 2022.
Announcing over $15 million in new Michigan health funding
Announcing 57 new awards through our 2021 Healthy Aging and Special Projects & Emerging Ideas programs! The projects are building healthier communities in every corner of Michigan.
Resilience Through Crisis: 2020 Annual Report
Check out our 2020 annual report for information on our grantmaking, including a rapid response telehealth program.
Health Fund selects Neel Hajra as next CEO
Hajra to replace Paul Hillegonds, founding CEO of the Health Fund.