Giving Opportunities

Giving Opportunities

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 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 Bus 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.

Marianne's Canine Fund

Grand Traverse Pavilions is home to the Eden Alternative program, which welcomes pets into the long-term care environment. This fund, in memory of the late Marianne Ravenscraft, a resident of Grand Traverse Medical Care, maintains the dog waste stations to keep the Pavilions a welcoming environment for our canine visitors.

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.

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Join us for a summer of great music, shared between family and friends through our new broadcast format.  Bringing your recorded concerts from our Grand Lawn directly to your own lawn, couch or kitchen table through the radio airwaves on WCCW 107.5 fm

The Jimmy Buffett Tribute, Featuring Jim Hawley will be on your airwaves Thursday, July 30th at 7:00 pm sponsored by Serra Subaru of Traverse City and Hospice of Michigan!

Don't forget about the passing of our virtual bucket for any free-will donations by vising our website during the concert at

Join us next Thursday, August 13th for the The Backroom Gang.


In response to the reality of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Grand Traverse Pavilions has determined that our Resident population is too vulnerable to risk having exposure to the influenza or pandemic infection.

Based on guidance from CMS, the CDC, and our Emergency Preparedness Team, we are restricting visitors until further notice for purposes other than approved medical care and services.

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Now Hiring!

Now Hiring Certified Nurse Aides starting at $17.00/hour for full-time afternoon or midnight shifts!  CNAs perform basic resident care and are responsible in caring for the personal needs and comfort of our residents. Qualified candidates will be at least 17 years of age (18 for midnight shifts), have already completed a recognized Nurse Aide Training program, and obtained 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