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CPSA’s Building Fund Initiatives Working Group is looking for new members! Apply by Nov. 17

Committees, CPSA Healthier Albertan Grant, Governance | Posted October 21, 2022

Are you passionate about helping improve care for Albertans? Can you bring skills, experiences or your unique background to expand the diversity of the Building Fund Initiative Working Group (Working Group)?—such as:

  • Having granting experience;
  • Having a background in medicine and/or a social science/health-related field; or
  • Identifying as Indigenous or a member of an underserved community/group.

If so, consider joining the Working Group to support the implementation of the CPSA Healthier Albertan Grant, including evaluating and reporting on the proposals. We are currently looking for at least one member to join the Working Group.

Members of the Working Group will not be eligible to apply for the CPSA Healthier Albertan Grant.


The Working Group should collectively have the following expertise and/or background:

  • Experience in medicine and/or a social science or health-related field
  • Granting experience
  • Indigenous representation
  • Geographical representation (urban or rural)
  • Involvement with community organizations
  • CPSA Council representation
  • Underserved community and/or groups representation (e.g.: racialized groups)

If you have one or a combination of the experiences/backgrounds above, we encourage you to apply.

Expected time commitment

The evaluation of grant proposals is expected between Mar. 1 and May 5, 2023. The volume of work will depend on the number of proposals received.

Meetings are held at least quarterly and primarily virtually. Additional meetings may be called as required.

Honorarium and expenses

Meeting attendance is paid at CPSA rates.

Ready to apply?

Please include an expression of interest outlining how you would contribute to the Working Group’s collective expertise and/or background composition, and submit it along with the application form no later than Nov. 17, 2022.

About the CPSA Healthier Albertan

CPSA Healthier Albertan Grant is a one-time grant program that will provide $5 million in funding to support Alberta-based organizations and individuals with their projects, initiatives and/or research that align with at least one of CPSA’s strategic directions and will directly benefit the health of Albertans and improve their care.

More information will become available on our website on Nov. 1.

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