The COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

Read how donations to the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund are hard at work funding promising research, care, and innovation projects

When COVID-19 hit Ottawa, donors from across the region and the country hit back, raising over $1.6 million in the first nine weeks. This incredible generosity was put to work quickly, helping to fast-track innovative projects that look to address the impact of the virus on our hospital, our patients, the community, and our world.

As funds continue to be donated, they will be used to support even more COVID-19 research, innovation, and patient care projects. Below are some examples of these exciting projects made possible thanks to the generosity of donors — keep checking back as new projects receive funding.