The principle role of the SAH Foundation is to raise money from the community and surrounding area to support Capital Expenditures, which are not funded by the Ministry of Health – the average amount of $ 800,000 per year.
The projected capital requirements for SAH for the next ten years is around $50M. The Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of representatives from the community/area. The Board of Directors of the Foundation is legally and morally responsible for ensuring that the Sault Area Hospital Foundation makes its best effort to achieve its mission. Together, the Board and the Executive Director are accountable to the community – including donors, clients/consumers and the community at large – for the Sault Area Hospital Foundation’s activities and operations.