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About Us

The organization has helped countless individuals and organizations while achieving its mandate to advance the profession of pharmacy. Through our Innovation Fund, CFP has granted more than $2 million for more than 24 projects that seek to advance the profession.  

Supporting Innovation in Pharmacy

The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) is Canada's National Pharmacy Charity

The current focus of the Foundation is reflected in the Vision and Mission approved by the Board in 2013. The Board of Directors of the organization is comprised of representatives from Community Pharmacy, Pharmacy Associations, Academic Pharmacy and the Pharmaceutical Industry.

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To be a recognized leader at the forefront of pharmacy evolution and innovation.


Encouraging pharmacy practice through the support and promotion of innovation and leadership excellence to advance the profession of pharmacy.


Board of Directors

Top Row, from left: Justin Bates (President) ,Deb Saltmarche (Past President),  Glen Doucet (Vice-President), Sherif Guorgui (Treasurer). Second Row from left: Linda Prytula (Executive Director), Nancy Waite, Kerry Mansell, Jean Bourcier. Third Row from left: Margaret Wing, Rita Winn, Shelitta Dattani, Helen Marin. Fourth Row from Left: Jason Frame, Sherry Peister, Al Moghaddam, Rita Egan.

Thank you to our Board members who completed their terms in 2022.

Canada’s Charity of Choice to Support Pharmacy

As a registered charity, the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) is uniquely positioned to fund practical research and innovative practice models at the grassroots level, as well as recognize the leaders of today and tomorrow. Our vision is to be a catalyst for change in the profession of pharmacy by seeking out, nurturing and inspiring innovation. Your donations are a way to give back to a profession that has much to look forward to. Thank you for your support.