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Wasilla, AK— The Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF) is accepting applications for its Healthy Impact and Discovery grant programs. Both programs fund projects over $15,000 that improve the health and wellness of people living in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

MSHF uses a two-part application process for Healthy Impact and Discovery grants. The first phase of the process is the Project Pitch. The Project Pitch is completed online at and includes information about the organization that is applying for the grant, as well as a description of the proposed project. The foundation reviews all pitches and invites forward to full application the projects that most closely align with its mission and focus areas. The deadline to complete the Project Pitch for the current grant cycle is May 28, 2018.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the foundation’s website at to learn more about the grant process, the types of projects the foundation funds and does not fund, and to review its searchable grants database to see projects that have been awarded in the past. Healthy Impacts grants can be requested for any project that meets MSHF grant guidelines. Discovery Grants fund projects that address findings and/or recommendations found in specific MSHF-sponsored research. The reports which are relevant to the Discovery Grant program may also be found on this website.


About Mat-Su Health Foundation: Mat-Su Health Foundation(MSHF)is the official business name of Valley Hospital Association, Inc., which shares ownership in Mat-Su Regional Medical Center.In this capacity, the MSHF board members and representatives actively participate in the governance of Mat-Su’s community hospital and protect the community’s interest in this important healthcare institution through board oversight. The MSHF invests its assets into charitable works that improve the health and wellness of Alaskans living in Mat-Su.More information is available at .