McKesson Canada launches its 2016 Regional Grants Program

MONTREAL, Sept. 28, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - McKesson Canada announces the launch of its 2016 Regional Grants Program, a Canada-wide campaign that each year provides financial assistance to a number of non-profit organizations, supported by the McKesson Foundation. Grants will be awarded to programs whose mission is to assist children and youth, 0 to 18 years old, in the area of health, specifically, access to primary health care.

McKesson Canada would like to encourage the submission of grant applications for one-time specific projects or programs. The Regional Grants Program typically awards grants that range in size from $2,500 to $25,000.

  • Grant applications will be accepted from October 5 until November 13, 2015 at midnight
  • Grant recipients will be announced in spring 2016
  • All grant applications must be submitted online at:

About the McKesson Foundation
Founded in 1943, 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, 514.832.8473,


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