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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


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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Give to the Max day


Today is the day! Give to the Max Day When you participate in Give to the Max Day by making a gift to the Miller-Dwan Foundation’s Healing Space Campaign you provide the best, most compassionate care in an environment designed … Continued

Super One Foods Promotion Supports Solvay Hospice House


In celebration of  National Hospice Month, Super One Foods and the Miller-Dwan Foundation have partnered together to raise funds for Solvay Hospice House. From now through the end of November, eleven regional Super One stores will be selling $1 paper … Continued

Upcoming Event: Living Well With Dementia


Please Join Us! The Miller-Dwan Foundation is pleased to a FREE event to Duluth,  Living Well with Dementia – A Shared Experience, A Community Experience.   November 18, 2015 5:00pm- 7:30pm Holiday Inn | Great Lakes Ballroom 200 W. 1st … Continued


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