Frequently Asked Questions

Can I direct my gift to a specific department or unit of my choice?

Yes. When donors designate their gift for a specific purpose, their money is never used for any other purpose than what was initially stated. The QEII Foundation welcomes both designated and undesignated gifts. Undesignated gifts are directed towards the health centre's area of greatest need.

Does the Foundation welcome gifts of all sizes?

Absolutely. Every gift helps.

What privacy policies are in place at the QEII Foundation ?

Please visit our privacy policy.

Does the QEII Foundation receive the proceeds from parking?

The QEII Foundation does not receive any of the proceeds from parking.

Why is the QEII Foundation raising money?

The QEII, like other health centres across the country, is funded by the Department of Health. The health centre relies on the QEII Foundation for new equipment and research funding.

Does the QEII Foundation conduct door-to-door canvassing?

No. The QEII Foundation has never participated in any door-to-door fundraising.

Does the QEII Foundation have a donor calling program?

Yes. The QEII Foundation has a team of donor calling staff who connect with past donors to the QEII.

If at any time you would like to verify the authenticity of the individual conducting fundraising on behalf of the QEII Foundation, please check our staff listing.

Does the QEII Foundation conduct mail appeals?

Yes. The QEII Foundation conducts annual mail appeals in the spring and fall to ask for help in the purchase of necessary equipment for the QEII.

Where can I find the QEII Foundation financial statements?

Financial statements can be found online. Hard copy financial statements can be found in our Annual Report which can be mailed on request. To request a hard copy, please email or call 902 334 1546.


The QEII Foundation inspires generosity to advance health care at the QEII Health Sciences Centre. With financial support from all levels of the community, the Foundation helps fund new technologies, research, innovation and education that contribute to life-changing moments experienced every day by patients and their loved ones.



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Contact Us

QEII Health Sciences Centre Foundation
5657 Spring Garden Road
Park Lane Mall, Suite 3005, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3R4
Phone: 902 334 1546 | Toll Free: 1 888 428 0220
Fax: 902 442 7172 | Email:

Charitable Business No: 88646 3496 RR0001