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Who We Are

We are fundraisers, grantmakers, catalysts––working to improve the health of the people of northeastern Minnesota, Northwestern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We support the future and the legacy of Miller-Dwan Medical Center, Polinsky Medical Rehabilitation Center, Solvay Hospice House, Amberwing – Center for Youth & Family Well-Being and other community initiatives for our region’s health. By coming together with those who share our vision and passion, we make a difference in the lives of people every day. Learn more

What We Do

Grants

The Miller-Dwan Foundation provides grant support from a variety of funds. Please carefully review each fund, the associated funding guidelines and past grants to determine your eligibility.

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Special Projects

Our fundraising interests are:

  • Cancer treatment/radiation oncology services
  • Burn care
  • Mental health services
  • Adolescent substance abuse services
  • Physical rehabilitation and the needs of people with disabilities
  • Specialty surgical services
  • other healthcare areas as identified

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The healing power is in your hands. Support vital existing programs and nourish brave new efforts now and into the future

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How to Choose a Charity to Support

12-07-2016

More than 700,000 Americans gave an estimated $264.58 billion in charitable donations last year, an increase of 3.8 percent from the previous year. End-of-year giving accounts for about 30 percent of all US donations, with 10 percent of all US … Continued

Super One Foods, Community Support Solvay Hospice House

12-06-2016

(Duluth, MN) December 6, 2016 – Super One Foods and its customers have joined together to give a record-setting gift to the Miller-Dawn Foundation in support of Solvay Hospice House, the region’s only end-of-life care facility. Eleven regional Super One … Continued

The Miller-Dwan Foundation Distributes $41,700 in Grants during its Final Grant Cycle

11-21-2016

Grants were awarded to the following organizations: From the Miller-Dawn Foundation Innovations Fund $25,000 to the Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault (PAVSA) to provide therapeutic services and prevention education to victims of sexual assault and trafficking. $4500 … Continued

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