MIU Men's Health Foundation Requests Grant Proposals Supporting Men's Health
Submitted by: Tanner Friedman
St. Clair Shores, MI (OPENPRESS) March 23, 2012 -- In support of generating awareness and funding research for treatment of men's health issues, the new MIU Men's Health Foundation is seeking proposals from nonprofit organizations requesting grant support.
Any 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in Southeast Michigan - defined as Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, St. Clair and Livingston counties - may apply for a grant from the MIU Men's Health Foundation. Only proposals promoting awareness, education, research and treatment of prostate cancer and men's health related issues will be considered, reflective the Foundation's expanded mission and new name, as of 2011.
Applications for grants are available at MIUMensHealthFoundation.org/grants.html. Questions regarding proposal submissions can be directed to info@MIUMensHealthFoundation.org or via phone at 586-443-4272.
The MIU Men's Health Foundation does not donate to individuals, capital campaigns, political organizations, religious organizations for religious purposes or governmental agencies.
Within the past year, the MIU Men's Health Foundation donated $25,000 to fund prostate cancer research and assist patient care with the DaVinci robot at Beaumont Hospital. In November 2011, the MIU Men's Health Foundation and its partners coordinated the first-ever free Men's Health Event, providing more than 700 men, even those without health insurance, with free health screenings and information sessions to give them a better understanding of how to stay healthy. The Foundation also has supported educational seminars throughout southeastern Michigan, dedicated to men's health topics.
About MIU Men's Health Foundation
As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, MIU Men's Health Foundation is dedicated to promoting the awareness, education, research and treatment of prostate cancer and men's health related issues in southeastern Michigan. Founded by the Michigan Institute of Urology, the largest multispecialty urology practice in Michigan, the MIU Men's Health Foundation's signature events are the MIU Run for the Ribbon 5k Run/Walk & Gala, established in 2008, and the Men's Health Event, introduced in 2011. For more information about the MIU Men's Health Foundation, visit MIUMensHealthFoundation.org.