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Grants to Manitoba Organizations, Individuals,
and IHEs to Promote Safe Healthcare Practices

2018 Dr. John Wade Patient Safety Initiatives Grant

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Foundation / Corporation

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Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety (MIPS)

Deadline Date:

11/02/18 12:00 PM Receipt


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Grants totaling $7,500 to Manitoba organizations, individuals, and educational institutions for small, innovative projects that promote patient safety. Priority will be given to projects that increase community awareness of medication and patient safety, or that result in the engagement of and communication with seniors living in the community in relation to patient safety topics.

Patient safety is defined as actions taken by public healthcare providers and organizations to prevent harm to patients from healthcare services and to educate the public on how to be informed healthcare consumers.

Proposals will be evaluated on the following criteria:
-The proposed project is creative/innovative.
-The proposal contributes to growth of patient safety culture in Manitoba.
-The proposal raises public awareness and knowledge about patient safety and public involvement.
-The proposal increases knowledge about specific patient safety practices.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146054

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Term of Contract:

The grant timeline is December to May. Funds must be used by Wednesday, May 15, 2019 of this grant cycle.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applications are welcomed from the following Manitobans
-MIPS’ member organizations
-Secondary schools and post-secondary institutions
-Community-based organizations

The following types of proposals are not eligible for funding:
-Requests for purchase or repair of technology or equipment, such as computers, specialized medical equipment, wheelchairs, walkers
-Requests for building equipment and or maintenance, such as fridges, automatic door openers, repairs to buildings/walkways

Pre-Application Information:

Electronic application proposals must be received at the MIPS office by Friday, November 2, 2018 at noon.

Grant applications that are part of a larger project, which are dependent on funds and/or resources from other organizations, must have approval in writing that the funds/resources are approved.

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Send electronic copies of the application to:
Email subject line: Dr. John Wade Patient Safety Initiatives Grant Application

Lori Alcorn, Administrative Assistant

Laurie A. Thompson, Executive Director

Denise Widmeyer
Leader, Patient Safety Initiatives

Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety
102-175 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3C 3H9
Phone: 204.927.6477
Fax: 204.779.6477

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