Rare Disease Foundation's History
|2007||Rare Disease Foundation develops a Translational Care operating model to increase the efficiency of results-based rare disease research.|
|2008||In February, Rare Disease Foundation becomes a registered Canadian non-profit organization.
Rare Disease Foundation hosts the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Theme Development Workshop to discuss our approach to providing much needed support for the rare disease community in Canada.
In December, Rare Disease Foundation held its first microgrant competition.
|2009||Rare Disease Foundation becomes an official registered Canadian charity in 2009.|
|2014||Rare Disease Foundation programs expand to include our Parent2Parent Resource Networks and Microgrant program (Canada, United States, Europe & Africa).|
|2015||David Cox becomes Rare Disease Foundation’s inaugural Executive Director (and first staff member)|
|2017||Launch of first Minigrant program|
|2019||Sanaz Maleki is elected as CEO|