Pacific Public Health Foundation (PPHF) is a public health registered charity, and the only charitable foundation in BC actively fundraising for public health initiatives, with and in support of partners throughout the province. PPHF is an independent, non-governmental organization, supporting and implementing evidence-based and equity-driven work that has an immediate impact on the health of people in British Columbia.
By convening, collaborating, and leveraging relationships with partners, PPHF supports and implements programs and projects grounded in the most pressing public health priorities, to drive innovative research, practice, and policy solutions that advance population health outcomes.
PPHF works with partners across all areas of public health, from the provincial to local level, including the BC Centre for Disease Control, regional health authorities, and communities, to improve population health and make a difference in communities where, how, and when they need it the most. A unique, collaborative, and nimble role allows PPHF to bring together philanthropy, funding, partnerships, engagement, and advocacy to advance a healthier, safer, and more equitable future for all.

Funding interests

Award types

Convening & Collaborating, Reach

Research interests

Pacific Public Health Foundation is interested in funding high-impact, applied public health projects through the Reach Program and the Convening and Collaborating Program, which:
  • Achieve demonstrated impacts toward improved population health outcomes
  • Advance practice, programs, service, decision-making, and/or policy
  • Strengthen public health systems, infrastructure, and/or capacities to better respond to emergencies and crises
  • Address key public health needs and priorities that were amplified during the pandemic
  • Advance learnings from the pandemic and pandemic response to help prepare for emerging and future threats
  • Address recovery efforts and societal consequences from public health emergencies