Welcome to the East Kootenay Foundation for Health

East Kootenay Foundation for Health is a non-profit society incorporated on July 19, 1983 under the Societies Act (S-18331) and a charitable public foundation under the Federal Charities Act (Registration #11887 8677 RR0001) which is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Board positions are open to all citizens of the East Kootenay area serviced by the East Kootenay Regional Hospital and all other Interior Health facilities. East Kootenay Foundation for Health's office is located at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC.

Our Mission

To provide funding for the East Kootenay Regional Hospital and other community  facilities in complementing the health care needs of the region.

Our Philosophy

  • To improve/augment health care in the East Kootenay.
  • To assist in funding.
  • To develop trust with our donor base (stewardship).
  • To develop community health needs awareness.
  • To work on all aspects to make ourselves effective.
  • To work together in a collaborative approach.


  • To enhance patient care in the East Kootenay Region.


  • To be a group of community-minded and philanthropic individuals that want to leave something behind after serving on the board.

How Our Work Gets Done

EKFH depends on the generosity of public donations, third party fundraisers and our own special event initiatives. You and people like you make our mission possible.  The money you donate makes our work possible.

Together, our hearts are in it for healthcare.