Advancing the Healthcare Quality Profession

The Healthcare Quality Foundation (HQF) promotes the continued advancement of the healthcare quality profession by supporting research and development, education and related activities. 

HQF Funding and Grants 

HQF is supported by generous contributions from individuals in the healthcare quality profession. Every dollar donated to HQF directly funds grant programs each year, financing education and CPHQ certification for those working in healthcare quality.  

Each year, HQF awards grants to individuals looking to enhance their professional development by earning theCPHQ certification 

  • The HQF Certification Grant is awarded twice annually, in January and July, and provides financial assistance to those working in healthcare quality preparing for the CPHQ exam.  All applicants will be notified no later than March and September. If selected, grant recipient will have one year to use the funds from the date of notification. 
  • The grant covers the cost of the CPHQ exam. 

HQF’s mission is carried out by the Foundation’s Board of Directors and a team of dedicated volunteers. 

Apply for a Grant

To apply, you must submit an application. 

Application deadlines:  

  • January 31 
  • July 31