Scholarships and Grants

Dr. and Mrs. Robert KellyDr. and Mrs. Robert Kelly Scholarship

Grand Itasca Foundation is proud to be the recipient and administrator of the Dr. and Mrs. Robert Kelly Scholarship. Dr. Kelly and his wife, Donna, started their scholarship fund in 1999. In 2006, Dr. and Mrs. Kelly generously increased the amount of funds available to the scholarship recipients. Each year, two scholarships are awarded to a non-traditional student who has returned to school to pursue a degree in a health science field.

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Kelly Scholarship applications can be obtained by visiting the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation website at www.gracf.org or by contacting the Foundation Office at 218.999.1009.

Grand Itasca Foundation High School Health Care Scholarship

Grand Itasca Foundation administers and awards up to five high school scholarships to graduating seniors in the Grand Itasca service area who are pursuing an education in a health science field.

Grand Itasca Foundation High School Health Care Scholarship applications can be obtained by visiting the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation website at www.gracf.org or by contacting the Foundation Office at 218.999.1009.

Grand Itasca Foundation Scholarship Recipients in 2014: $12,000

  • Dr. and Mrs. Robert Kelly Scholarship:
    ~Awarded to Ann Hauser & Arie DeGrio
  • High School Health Care Scholarship:
    ~Awarded to Jenna Namyst, Tabitha Hanson, Annie Crotteau, Solveig Viren & Elizabeth Ophoven 

Grants

Grand Itasca Foundation awards grant dollars quarterly to Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital to support projects, programs, new equipment and community health initiatives to better serve you, our patients.

Below is a list of projects Grand Itasca Foundation supported in 2014:

  • Patient Care Boards: $12,000
  • Health & Wellness Grants: $12,801
  • Patient Room Televisions & Programming: $30,000
  • Caring Fore Kids Pediatric Equipment: $15,000
  • Patient Treadmill in Cardiac Rehab: $5,510