VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation is Vancouver Coastal Health’s primary philanthropic partner, raising funds for specialized adult health services and research for all British Columbians. We partner with donors to drive innovation and sustainable health care at VGH, UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehab Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and Vancouver Community Health Services.

And the simple truth is, if you are seriously ill or injured, our hospitals are your best chance. There are few illnesses or injuries our medical teams cannot treat, no matter how complex or rare.

VGH is one of two accredited Level 1 Trauma Centres in BC and, together with UBC Hospital and GF Strong, are the province’s main referral centres.

Doctors at the forefront of their specialties care for patients, discover new treatments through internationally acclaimed research, and educate the next generation of health care superstars. With donor support, the Foundation works hard to ensure that excellent care is here when you need it.


Inspiring donors. Transforming health care. Saving lives.


Harnessing the power of philanthropy to significantly improve specialized health care and research for British Columbians.


Initiative & Innovation
Integrity & Stewardship
Teamwork & Engagement

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