Over the last quarter-century, philanthropy has transformed thousands of lives in our community by accelerating health care innovation and improving access to life-changing procedures.Read More
Since the amalgamation of health care foundations in Calgary in 1996, over $550 million has been raised in health care, wellness and research. The impact of your generous contributions is profound.
SANDY EDMONSTONE, Board Chair, Calgary Health Foundation
surgeries per year are now possible with the opening of an additional operating room at Peter Lougheed Centre.
undergo minimally invasive diagnostic and interventional cardiac procedures in the cardiac cath-lab at Foothills Medical Centre.
in demand for Cardiopulmonary Stress Tests (CPET) due to the rise of Long COVID supported by donors with a new piece of equipment at Rockyview General Hospital.
to community agencies representing health, housing, substance use treatment and various other resources via the Recovery Coaches four month trial.
tuned into Calgary Health Foundation’s virtual conversations, which took on the uncomfortable topics in women’s health.
rate of overdose reported in 2020 than in previous years making additions to triage for the 40 bed* Renfrew Recovery Centre critical.
* Capacity adjusted due to COVID-19 protocols
in funding completed to six projects advancing care for high-risk pregnancies and complications at birth.
via the P3 co-hort study for the prediction, prevention and intervention of preterm birth.
* With a total investment of $5M with the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation
age 18 to 65 identified as having substance use and/or a mental health issue in Alberta as part of the PRECISE-MH research data collection*.
* As of April, 2018
Almost $600K (during fiscal year 2021)
With the support of a generous donor, funded the Blood Coagulopathy Monitoring Project led by Dr. Prism Schneider, to better predict the risk of blood clotting related complications.
$1.37M total investment by Calgary Health Foundation donors
Completed funding to open the expansion of eight care spaces within the Hemodialysis Unit to provide care for an additional 48 patients.
Almost $25,000 to advance care
Provided state-of-the-art equipment and training in the area of CPR intervention for cardiac arrest patients to provide the best in life-saving technology.
$144K in funding to ensure critical equipment is available
Provided two new Manoscan towers and scopes for the Gut Motility Clinic to optimize high-resolution diagnostics for patients experiencing digestive issues due to nerves and muscles of the gut not working in coordination.
Close to $17K in donor funding to enhance quality of life programming.
Funded enhancements to quality of life programming such as tablets for residents, flowers for the horticulture program and bringing spaces to life through art murals.
$30K to ensure the best support during the more difficult times.
Supported advancements made to the Grief Support Program, providing specialized individual and group therapy for those needing care in grief and bereavement.
Major gifts & bequests
TOTAL NET FUNDRAISING REVENUE
(up from $13.8M in 2021)
(up from $8.3M in 2021)
(up from $375k in 2021)
Your support provides funds that enhance care, wellness and research to transforms lives of patients in Southern Alberta and around the world.
cost to raise a dollar
(three year average 25%)
Revenue per full time employee
held in endowments
Restricted funds committed to capital projects and program advancements
Capital projects & equipment
Programs & education
CAPITAL PROJECTS & EQUIPMENT
PROGRAMS & EDUCATION
* includes disbursements to the University of Calgary
Committed to future projects
Note: Calgary Health Foundation disburses money to Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine at agreed increments or at project and purchase completion as a reimbursement. Total disbursements represents project dollars that have been reimbursed, however is not inclusive of all the project commitments Calgary Health Foundation has made.