Giving Opportunities

Giving Opportunities

Memorials, Gifts, Tributes

These giving opportunities are a great way to remember a departed loved one or to recognize an individual who has made a significant impact on yourself, your loved ones, or your community.

Grand Traverse Pavilions Benevolence Endowment Fund

This endowment will provide perpetual funds to sustain the viability of our programs and services. Benevolent care and services benefit from this fund's support. Sliding scale financial assistance may be offered to Cottage tenants based on income eligibility.

Clara McManus & Friends Fund

Offering ongoing support for the programs and services of Grand Traverse Pavilions, this general fund is made possible through the generous benevolence of Traverse City Philanthropist Clara McManus and friends. A contribution of $50,000 or more is required.

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Grand Traverse Pavilions Campus Beautification Fund

Situated on an historic and park-like setting, The Pavilions maintains an eight-acre arboretum on its campus. This fund provides for the development of this ambient setting along with recreational equipment such as benches, fountains, and handicapped-accessible picnic tables for constituent and community use.

Grand Traverse Pavilions Employee Education Fund

The professional development of employees of Grand Traverse Pavilions is an important human resource focus. Grants from this fund provide scholarships to eligible employees, who are integral to quality of care.

Grand Traverse Pavilions Transportation Fund

This fund provides ongoing operational support for The Pavilions busses and commercially-licensed drivers. Residents, children, tenants, and day participants of The Pavilions travel in these vehicles to appointments and recreational, cultural and social events.

Grand Traverse Pavilions Eden Alternative Fund

The Eden Alternative program nurtures a home-like environment within The Pavilions. This fund provides for the introduction and care of plants and animals in each neighborhood.

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Grand Traverse Pavilions is proud to AGAIN be recognized by the U.S. News as a High Performing facility in both the Long-Term Care and Short-Term Rehabilitation categories.

US News and World Report

The Best Nursing Homes reflect U.S. News’ analysis of data collected and published by the federal government using a methodology defined by U.S. News that evaluates factors that U.S. News has determined most impact resident care, safety and outcomes. All measures in both ratings were developed from publicly available data from CMS as of July 2021. COVID-19 vaccine information reflects publicly available data as of October 2021. For more information about this year’s updates and new ratings, please refer to the methodology. U.S. News also profiles Assisted Living Communities, which in many cases provide services that overlap with traditional nursing homes. For the full list, visit the Nursing Home Finder

Now Hiring!

Now Hiring! Certified Nurse Aides with full-time positions offering a starting wage of $22.22/hour, with $2.00/hour shift differential, $1.00/hour weekend differential, and $2.35/hour Essential Worker Bonus. Position performs basic resident care activities and related non-professional services in caring for the personal needs and comfort of residents. Qualified must have already completed a recognized Nurse Aide Training program and obtain a current State of Michigan certification.

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Beautification Project

Be part of our Campus Wide Beautification Project!  We will be accepting orders throughout the year to enhance our beautiful campus.  Bricks, Park Benches, Picnic Tables and more can be purchased!


All donations to the Grand Traverse Pavilions Foundation are tax deductible charitable contributions as approved by the IRS.  For a full list of giving options please review our various Giving Opportunities below:

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Grand Traverse Pavilions

1000 Pavilions Circle
Traverse City, MI   49684

Phone: (231) 932-3000