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 healthcare quality professionals.  

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 healthcare quality professionals preparing for the CPHQ exam.  All applicants will be notified no later than March and September. 
  • 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 


Donate Now

Your contribution will help support healthcare quality professionals with:

  • Research
  • Career development  
  • Certification 

You will help your peers and have a lasting effect on healthcare quality by donating to HQF. 

Or you can donate by mail using this downloadable form.


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