Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Projects: Peace Arch Hospital and Fraser Health Community Grant

Peace Arch Hospital and Fraser Health Community Grant

The Peace Arch Hospital and Fraser Health Community Grant program is open to Peace Arch Hospital and Fraser Health Employees working in the South Surrey/White Rock region.

This grant program (formerly known as “Special Project”) was created to support the Peace Arch Hospital Foundations (PAHF) mission to raise funds, advocate, and support initiatives to enhance the hospital campus and the health and wellness of our community. This granting program offers financial support to viable projects, programs, and initiatives that enrich the health and wellness of those being served by Peace Arch Hospital (PAH) or living in the White Rock South Surrey area; to assist the Foundation in creating the healthiest community possible.

The PAH/FH Community Grant program aims to assist in supporting programs, activities, renovations, equipment etc. that enhance the quality of patient comfort and care, or staff experience within Peace Arch Hospital and the White Rock South Surrey region.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, with those over $5,000 being reviewed twice annually on pre-determined dates. Please review the intake periods closely.

 

IMPORTANT APPLICATION DATES

JAN 3, 2020 - 4:30pm
Winter application due
AUG 7, 2020 - 4:30pm
Summer application due
MAY 2020
Winter funding decision
NOV 2020
Summer Funding decision

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Eligibility

Projects considered for funding will provide one of the following:

  • Patient care or comfort
  • A service which can grow and develop or support an existing program
  • Seed money for a NEW project or program

The project/program MUST:

  • Enhance healthcare or outcomes for community members
  • Promote a healthy lifestyle
  • Not normally be funded by Fraser Health

Eligible projects include: 

  • Programs or activities supporting patient comfort/care
  • Equipment not eligible/funded through the capital equipment process
  • Renovation projects
  • Capital projects

Application Process

  1. Before you begin, review the Grant Guidelines document thoroughly to ensure your project meets the requirements of the granting program.

  2. Complete and submit your application

    Applications must be fully completed, providing sufficient detail on the proposed project, with required approval signatures. Applications requesting over $5,000 must clearly outline project budget, attaching an excel document, and providing supporting documentation when necessary. Applications may be submitted via email to Ashley McGuire or by mail to 15521 Russell Ave White Rock, BC V4B 2R4 Attn: Community Engagement Officer.

Review Process
Applications that satisfy all eligibility criteria will be reviewed by PAHF staff to ensure completion, before being presented to the appropriate body for approval. Applications requesting funding support under $5,000 are reviewed as received by PAHF staff, and approved by the Executive Director. Those over $5,000 will be presented to the Healthy Community Grants committee for review. This committee is comprised of; Peace Arch Hospital representatives, City liaisons from the City of White Rock and City of Surrey, community representatives, Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Board members, and Executive Director.

All applications undergo a formal review process, using a standardized evaluation rubric. Applicants may be asked additional questions about their application and/or may be asked to present to the HCG Committee to provide clarity. The Committee’s recommendations are sent to the PAHF Board of Directors for final approval.

Decision Notice
All applicants will be notified in writing of the awarded funding decision, and if applicable, an approval letter containing important grant information will be included. Applicants agree and accept that all decisions by PAHF are final. Neither PAHF nor the Healthy Community Grants Committee will enter into any discussion about the reasons for approval or denial of any application, nor release any material related to the review process. Application material becomes the property of PAHF.

Questions?
Questions about the application process? Contact our Community Engagement Officer Ashley McGuire by email or at 604-535-4520.

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