Calgary Health Foundation (CHF) invites requests for funding that intend to demonstrate health care excellence by improving patient experiences, delivering higher-than-average outcomes, expanding system capacity and preventing injury and illness.
The purpose of CHF’s funding priority process is to evaluate and select projects for funding that go beyond the standard of care and align with CHF’s mission of inspiring the community to engage and invest in building a healthier future. CHF funds breakthrough and innovative projects that:
CHF funds project requests focused on at least one of its identified three main pillars:
In addition to the main pillars, CHF considers and funds breakthrough projects that:
CHF invites applicants to submit their requests from all four Calgary adult acute care hospitals (Foothills Medical Centre, Rockyview General Hospital, Peter Lougheed Centre, South Health Campus), Carewest and the numerous community health centres and programs. It is highly recommended that applicants submit bundled requests per site and/ or health portfolio.
Please contact us to talk about your initiative to also ensure due diligence when co-developing your project idea. Our team will provide guidance and advice on the next steps.
If you are invited to submit an application, our team will give you access to the password-protected area of this web page to download the required template.
Funding requests will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Our team will provide guidance and advice on the submission and assessment timeline.
The table below lists the indicative submission deadlines for 2023 that are subject to change depending on the co-development process during steps 1 and 2 of the CHF pre-award process:
Successful applicants will be required to:
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