Rehabilitation Program Endowment FundEnhancing awareness and understanding, and promoting excellence in rehabilitation.
Supporting key pillars in the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre.
SPECIAL GRANT GUIDELINES 2023
Grants will be awarded for special project funding based on the following criteria:
Applications are invited from the individuals or groups who work in the Rehabilitation Program associated with one of the four subprograms. These include Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) which includes Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury, the Spinal Cord Injury/Neuro-Rehabilitation Program, the Musculoskeletal and Amputee Program and the Assistive Technology Program at the QEII.
Grants will be considered for initiatives that enhance awareness and understanding and promote excellence in rehabilitation. All grant applications must have manager’s written approval. There are three categories of equal importance. Grants will be awarded based on the Evaluating Committee’s recommendation. Funds are for one year and are not renewable. The categories are:
- Patient Care: Proposals will be considered that advance clinical care for patients in the Rehabilitation Program. Proposals may include and are not limited to the following:
- Innovations in patient care
- Team development
- Infrastructure to support excellence in patient care
- Educational: Proposals may include and are not limited to the following:
- Educational initiatives and events (speaker or conference)
- Clinical studentships (up to 13 weeks at rates comparable to those approved by CIHR).
- Educational materials for patients/families and/or staff
- Proposals may include and are not limited to the following:
- Research studentships (up to 13 weeks at rates comparable to those approved by CIHR)
- Operating or equipment costs for projects supervised by staff of the Rehabilitation Program
Friday, December 2nd, 2022
Join the Rehabilitation Program Endowment Grants Committee
If anyone is interested in being part of the Rehabilitation Program Endowment Grants Committee, please contact: Dr. Amra Saric or Cheri Gunn, Co-chairs at 473-1209.
2023 Rehabilitation Program Endowment Grant
Congratulations to the recipients of the Rehabilitation Endowment Grants for 2023. The QEII Foundation holds the Rehabilitation Endowment Grant that generates income annually. Since the inception of the Endowment 26 years ago, the QEII Foundation has granted over $827,520 for special projects.
An adjudication committee consisting of Rehabilitation Program and QEII Foundation representatives reviewed nine proposals this year awarding $35,571 for the following projects.
|Application||Project Name||Amount Awarded|
|Kim Parker||Assistive Technology Research/Clinical Studentship||$9,362|
|Liz Peters||Access to Technology Equipment Refresh||$11,570|
|Natalie Baglole||Advancing Leisure Recovery||$1,507|
|Eve Tait||Enhancing Team Functioning at the NSRAC with Simulation Learning||$4,000|
|Lauren Pyke||Physiotherapy Professional Development MedBridge Subscription||$1,010|
|Natalie Thornley||Further Enhancement for Greater Accessibility in the ILS Suites||$1,125|
|Alex Whelan||Respiratory Muscle Training for Individuals with Cervicothoracic Spinal Cord Injury||$997|
|Tanya Dutton||Welcome to the NSRAC - What Patients Need to Know||$6,000|