Environmental Health Foundation of Canada

Inaugurated in 1989, the Environmental Health Foundation of Canada (EHFC) is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing environmental health in Canada and internationally through the development and implementation of education and research initiatives.

The activities of the foundation are coordinated by a board of trustees, which comprises representatives from industry, educational institutions, the community at large, government, and the environmental public health profession.

As CIPHI’s charitable division, the foundation supports the promotion of and research into the field of environmental health as it relates to the protection of public health by working towards the following objectives:

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Increasing public awareness of environmental health issues, concerns, and hazards

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Encouraging and supporting persons in or entering into the field of environmental health through the issuance of bursaries and scholarships

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Supporting and/or providing educational programmes in the field of environmental health

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Initiating and supporting research in the field of environmental health

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Supporting the development and operation of national and international projects in the field of environmental health

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Raising money and receiving, acquiring, and holding gifts, donations, legacies, bequests, and endowments from all sources, including other charitable organizations, to be used solely in achieving the foundation’s objectives

Learn more about the foundation here.

The EHFC is a registered Canadian charity with the Government of Canada, Charities Directorate: BN 870968377 RR0001.

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