Alger County CHAMP Fund

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The Alger County CHAMP Fund (CHemotherapy And Mammography Program) provides the following grants and services for Alger County residents: 

Breast Cancer Assistance Grants to assist breast cancer patients with treatment-related expenses including, but not limited to, insurance co-pays, doctor’s office visit fees, prescriptions, and transportation;

General Cancer Assistance Grants to assist with treatment-related expenses for individuals with other types of cancer;

Energy Relief Grants to assist Alger County residents touched by cancer with utility assistance.

If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, and meet/s the grant eligibility requirements, please complete and submit the online application.

CHAMP Grant Eligibility Requirements

CHAMP Grant Application

Please note that there is one application for all grant programs. Be sure to check the appropriate box to indicate the grant for which you are applying.


The Angel Closet

The Angel Closet offers free hats and scarves along with assistance with wigs and other items to Alger County residents suffering from chemotherapy-related hair loss. The Angel Closet is located at Salon One-O-Five in Munising.  

Please contact Karen Maxon at 906-202-0001 to learn more about The Angel Closet.


The Eric & Danielle Beverly Scholarship Fund

Established in 2007 for Munising High School students and expanded in 2018 to include all Alger County high schools, this annual program honors leadership and academic excellence.

Administered in partnership with the Alger Regional Community Foundation, the program awards two students a one-time grant in the amount of $500. Preference is given to student-athletes who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree in a medical-related field.

Daryn Johnson Sydney Emard

Applications and information are available each spring at Munising High School and the Alger Regional Community Foundation. Congrats to our 2019 Scholarship winners – Daryn Johnson (Munising High School) who will attend the University of Michigan and Sydney Emard (Superior Central Schools) who will attend Northern Michigan University. Daryn and Sydney join a long list of award winners who have earned degrees from Michigan's best institutions and continue to demonstrate leadership and excellence in every aspect of their lives and careers.

Past Scholarship Winners

2019 Daryn Johnson University of Michigan
2019 Sydney Emard Northern Michigan University
2018 Alec Blank Finlandia University
2018 Tori Tyner Grand Valley State University
2017 Marissa Immel Michigan State University
2016 Sarah Schultz University of Minnesota
2015 Maggie Davis Northern Michigan University
2014 Diana Charboneau University of Michigan
2013 Sara Sutherland Michigan State University
2012 Courtney Riley University of Michigan
2011 Ashley Hill Bay College
2010 Adoree Killips Michigan State University
2009 Andrew LaCombe Michigan Technological University
2008 Stephanie Weymouth Alma College
2007 Jillian Dolkey Finlandia University