Shared Goals, Mutual Benefit

By harnessing collective resources, enhancing coordination to focus on delivering improved health and sustained economic growth, we can strengthen our work to drive real improvements and change our region. Many of the following strategies are already underway or in development. Each organization will find alignment and value in various parts of the portfolio. 

As a community, we will all benefit as the portfolio drives positive outcomes in the health of our people and a regional thriving economy becomes our normal.


211 Northeast Michigan

ABC The Greater Michigan Chapter &
The Greater Michigan Construction Academy


Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center

Arenac County EDC & MI Works!/ Region 7B

Ascension Health

Ascension Michigan

Bay and Saginaw Health Plans

Bay County   

Bay County Health Department

Bay Future

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Braun Kendrick Finkbeiner P.L.C.

CAN Council Great Lakes Bay Region

Central Michigan University

Central Michigan University Research Corporation

City of Mt. Pleasant

City of Saginaw

CMU Health

CMU Medical Education Partners


Consumers Energy

Covenant HealthCare

Delta College

DM Consulting

Dow Bay Area Family YMCA

Dow Chemical Company

Dow Corning

Dow Corning Foundation

Dow Health Services

Garber Automotive Group

Garber Management Group

Gladwin County EDC

Great Lakes Bay Health Centers

Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance

Greater Gratiot Development Inc

Greater Midland

HealthSource Saginaw

Helen Nickless Clinic

Helping Hands Dental Center

Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation

Huntington Bank

Isabella County

Kantzler Foundation

M&K Lawn Care, Inc. / Weed Man Mid Michigan

McLaren Bay Region

McLaren Healthcare Corporation

Memorial Presbyterian Church

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS)

Michigan Health Improvement Alliance

Michigan State Senate

Michigan State University

Michigan Sugar

Mid Michigan Community College

Middle Michigan Development Corp

Midland Area Chamber of Commerce

Midland Business Alliance

Midland County

Midland County Health dept.

Midland Family Physicians

Midland Myofascial Release & Therapeutic
Massage, LLC

Midland Tomorrow

MidMichigan Health

Morley Foundation

Nexteer Automotive

NightFire Advisors LLC

Nimkee Clinic, Saginaw Chippewa Tribe

Probate court


Reece Endeavor

Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe

Saginaw Community Foundation

Saginaw County Business & Education Partnership

Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce

Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority

Saginaw County Department of Public Health

Saginaw Future Inc.

Saginaw Health Plan

Saginaw Valley State University

Spence Brothers Construction

SSP Associates


Survivors of Suicide

The Axia Institute, MSU

The New Ezekiel Project

Three Rivers Corp

Tri-Star Trust Bank

United Way of Bay County

United Way of Midland County

United Way of Saginaw County

Veterans Health Administration

West Midland Family Center

Wicks Foundation

Wolverine Bank

World Outreach Campus Church



THRIVE is inviting you to continue your engagement, ongoing involvement,
and communication regarding the delivery of improved health and sustained economic growth in the Great Lakes Bay Region