The Aspirus Health Foundation exists to strengthen the healing mission of Aspirus and to improve health and quality of life for people in our communities.
Front Row, Left to Right: Brad Peck, Bill Becker, Deborah Kane, Paul LaPree (Vice Chair), and Ben Reif. Back Row, Left to Right: Roger Lucas (Asst. Secretary), Kalynn Pempek (Exec. Director), John Johnkoski, M.D., Matt Heywood (Aspirus CEO), Charles Peth, Barb Juedes, John Tubbs (Chair), Lisa Macco, Cindy Hermel (Secretary/Treasurer), and Sid Sczygelski (Assist. Treasurer).
With your help, Aspirus Health Foundation strives to support community-based efforts that align with our mission to advance health and improve quality of life for people in our region.
The Aspirus Health Foundation raises money for various health related initiatives in the community and within Aspirus. In addition to raising money and receiving community gifts, the Foundation also determines the best way to utilize its resources to make the biggest impact on the community.
Some of the projects we have partnered to support include:
The Foundation also supports and invests in programs that more directly support:
Your gifts and partnership ultimately enhance the physical, social, emotional and spiritual well-being of patients, families and other members of our region through initiatives in cancer, heart, hospice, women’s health and other Aspirus and community health programs.
The Aspirus Health Foundation is committed to the health and well-being of people in north central Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Annually, the foundation provides support to a variety of health services and programs to improve health and quality of life for people in the region.
For information on our funding priorities and how to apply, please view and download our Application Guidelines for both large grants and small grants.
Please submit your grant application electronically, and complete both of these online forms:
1. Application form (choose one to complete)
2. Line Item Budget and Budget Narrative
Use the following templates to help you prepare your application prior to submitting your forms:
Line Item Budget and Budget Narrative
Application Form (Microsoft Word file)
Please be sure to review the grant guidelines which include a checklist of attachments that must accompany your application in order to be considered.
In 2013, gifts from donors have helped support community-based efforts that align with our mission to advance health and improve quality of life for people and address health priorities and needs.
Community-based health and wellness activities
Nutrition assistance to our most vulnerable community members to ensure healthy food is available
Programs and scholarships to train our future health care workforce.