Category: What We Have Funded

Preventing Childhood Asthma: Putting Evidence into Action

The Foundation is pleased to fund important work to prevent childhood asthma, the most prevalent chronic childhood condition. Learn more about this work.

COVID-19 Response: From Monitoring to Vaccination

“Detecting SARS-CoV-2 in BC’s Wastewater” and “Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Research Initiative in BC” were two major COVID-19 projects we’re proud to have funded between 2020-2022. Click over to learn more about both.

COVID-19 Response: Population Health Evidence to Action 

Thanks to our donors, we funded two COVID-19 population health surveys that provided our public health leaders with vital knowledge that helped shape BC’s COVID-19 response. Click through to learn more about them.

Compassion, Inclusion, Engagement (CIE)

Compassion, Inclusion, Engagement (CIE) is a provincial partnership between the First Nations Health Authority and the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) to address stigma and discrimination experienced by people who use substances, particularly those who are Indigenous.

Reducing Harms: Seed and Pilot Funding for BCCDC Researchers

From 2014 to 2019, the BCCDC Foundation ran a pilot funding program called the Open Awards Program (OAP). From opioid prescribing evaluation and research activities, peer engagement projects, and more, click over to read just a handful of OAPs that reflect our critical focus on reducing harms, that we are proud to have funded.

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression Change Efforts (SOGIECE) Dialogue Event and Research

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression Change Efforts (SOGIECE), is a broad set of treatments, practices, or sustained efforts that aim to repress, discourage, or change a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, also known as “conversion therapy”.

Molecular Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in British Columbia

We’re proud to have funded a five-year tuberculosis (TB) project, one of the largest TB genomics projects at the time. Read about what the project studied, as well as the insights, impact, and further work and funding this project generated.