Peace Arch Hospital calling for submissions

Because People Matter grant will provide funds for approved improvement projects

Peace Arch Hospital and Community Health Foundation is calling for submissions on ways to help South Surrey and White Rock become the healthiest community possible.

Through the Because People Matter grant, the foundation will provide between $1,000 to $125,000 for approved projects at Peace Arch Hospital and in the community that focus on health education, research, service delivery and community health.

Grant applications will be accepted until Sept. 25 at 5 p.m.

Recent projects funded through the grant include Semiahmoo Family Place Association and White Rock South Surrey Stroke Recovery Club.

For more information, criteria or applications, visit