Granting program now open for applications

The Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary is again inviting grant applications from any organization that has charitable status or is sponsored by an organization with charitable status, to fund a worthy initiative. Initiatives must have specific and measurable objectives, and must have a health-related benefit exclusively for residents of the Sunshine Coast.

The granting program is now in its fifth year. Successful programs to date have included initiatives that support new and expecting moms, young families, people with challenges in mental health, dementia research, fitness programs for people with disabilities, residential and hospice care needs, health centre diagnostic tools, seniors programs and many others.

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Grants are to a maximum of $10,000. Applications are due by Feb. 28. Please submit by mail to PO Box 917, Sechelt, V0N 3A0 or by email to:, attention Granting Committee.

For full information on qualifying criteria and how to apply, go to the SCHA website:

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