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About Us

The CMA Foundation was originally founded as the CMA Holdings Foundation in 2005 and was renamed the CMA Foundation in 2017. It was created by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) to provide impactful charitable giving to registered Canadian charities that further excellence in health care.

What we support

Through collaborative relationships with partners, the CMA Foundation focuses on causes that directly support Canadian physicians and physician learners, including:

Please note that the CMA Foundation is proactively working with medical associations, affiliates and business partners. It is not currently accepting unsolicited requests for funding.

Donor Advised Funds

The CMA Foundation is a trustee of Donor Advised Funds, offered exclusively by MD Financial Management, that make it simple and tax efficient for physicians to achieve their financial and charitable giving goals.

Find out more about CMA Foundation Donor Advised Funds.

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MD Financial Management provides financial products and services, the MD Family of Funds and investment counselling services through the MD Group of Companies. For a detailed list of these companies, visit