Wege Foundation

Primary Contact: 
Peter M. Wege, Chairman of the Board
P.O. Box 6388
Grand Rapids, MI 49516
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Areas of Interest Description: 

Health Care

Human Services

Art and Culture



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Appears to grant funding in the Michigan area, but has a history of granting funding in the following states:  New York, Illinois, Washington D.C., and Georgia.

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Application Procedures: 

Must submit a preliminary application

Funding Limitations Description: 

Generally fund organization's located in the Western Michigan area; preference given to projects in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area.

Will generally consider capital projects that seek LEED certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s guidelines

Must complete and submit a preliminary grant form

The Foundation may conduct a site visit to the organization to determine if they meet their foundation's eligibility requirements


Selected Grants: 

Saint James Mercy, MI 2005:  $10,000

Saint Francis Xaviar Church and School, MI 2005:  $25,000

Saint Marys Doran Fund, MI 2004:  $65,000


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