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The McKesson Foundation launches its 2014 Canadian Regional Grants Program

MONTREAL, September 23, 2013 – The McKesson Foundation announces the launch of its 2014 Regional Grants Program, a Canada-wide campaign that each year provides financial assistance to a number of non-profit organizations whose mission is to assist children and youth in the areas of health, education and poverty.

McKesson Canada would like to encourage the submission of grant applications for one-time specific projects or programs. The Canadian Regional Grants Program typically awards grants that range in size from $2,500 to $25,000. The McKesson Foundation operates from the United States and grants are paid in US dollars.

  • Grant applications will be accepted from September 23 to November 1, 2013

  • Grant recipients will be announced in spring 2014

  • All grant applications must be submitted online at:

McKesson Canada is deeply committed to building healthier and stronger communities in which it operates by making a difference in the lives of children, youth and their families. The Canadian Regional Grants Program awarded close to $250,000 to various organizations in 2013.


About the McKesson Foundation

The McKesson Foundation is an initiative of McKesson Corporation, based in San Francisco. It envisions a world where affordable, quality health care is available to all.


About McKesson Canada

Founded more than 100 years ago, McKesson Canada is dedicated to delivering vital medicines, supplies and information technologies that enable the health care industry to provide patients better, safer care. Our solutions empower pharmacies, manufacturers, hospitals and other health care institutions by enabling them to get closer to the millions of patients they serve every single day, while contributing to the quality and safety of care in Canada.


For further information:

Danièle Dufour
Director, Corporate Communications
McKesson Canada