Small Steps, Big Idea funding provides $1,000 to $5,000 to selected applicants to develop concepts that meet VPSA criteria.

Submit your Small Steps, Big Idea application form to 

Proposals are reviewed as they are received and funding is awarded on an ongoing basis. Decisions are made  approximately six weeks following submission.

Funded Projects Thus Far

  • Lunch and learn to decrease Banfield-VGH ED transfers
    Project lead: Dr. Marla Gordon, Medical Coordinator, Banfield and VCH Director, Residential Care
  • Emergency Department consultants liaison pilot project
    Project lead: Dr. David Migneault, VGH Emergency Department

For all questions and support regarding VPSA Engagement Projects funding, please contact us at