MUHC Foundation receives Imagine Canada accreditation

The Imagine Canada Standards Program recognizes excellence in non-profit accountability, transparency and governance.

Montreal, December 06, 2022 — The MUHC Foundation recently received accreditation from the Imagine Canada Standards Program. This program recognizes excellence and sets national benchmark leadership standards. The MUHC Foundation is only the second hospital charity in Quebec to receive this prestigious designation.

“Receiving Imagine Canada accreditation is an incredible accomplishment. We are so proud to join the distinguished community of not-for-profit organizations across Canada who are committed to excellence and setting the bar for best practices. Accountability and transparency are so important in philanthropy. We believe this achievement will boost confidence in the MUHC Foundation in the eyes of our donors.”

—Julie Quenneville, President and CEO, MUHC Foundation

The Imagine Canada Standards Program recognizes excellence and leadership in five key areas: governance, financial accountability and transparency, fundraising, staff management, and volunteer management. The MUHC Foundation is proud to uphold standards of excellence in each of these areas.

“Imagine Canada accreditation is a mark of the dedication of our board of directors, employees and volunteers. We hope that this recognition will help us have an even greater impact on health care.”

—Harris Poulis, Chief Operating Officer, MUHC Foundation

Imagine Canada’s seal of excellence signals to donors and the general public that the organization has met the rigorous criteria of the program and is committed to good governance.

“Credibility, trust and donor confidence are essential ingredients in the success of any foundation. The MUHC Foundation strives for excellence, and receiving Imagine Canada accreditation will only increase the trust between the foundation and its supporters.”

—Marc P. Tellier, Chair, MUHC Foundation Board of Directors

Imagine Canada is the national accrediting body for the charitable and non-profit sector. It supports organizations and leaders who are making a difference in communities in Canada and around the world. The MUHC Foundation takes pride in working with the MUHC to advance medicine and recruit top talent. Imagine Canada accreditation will help advance our mission to support excellence in patient care, research, and teaching.

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