The Arthritis Society of Canada

Who We Are/Our Mission

Arthritis Society of Canada is a non-for-profit organization that is dedicated to fight the fire of  with research, advocacy, innovation, information, and support. We represent the six million Canadians living with  today, and the millions more who are impacted or at risk.

DBSA Funding Allotments

    • All funds raised goes towards our research program. In the early 1950s, Arthritis Society Canada introduced its first research grants and career development awards, establishing a tradition of funding research excellence across the country that continues to ignite new ideas and new careers in the arthritis research community today. Since our founding, we have invested more than $230 million in promising arthritis research of all types, establishing Arthritis Society Canada as the leading nationwide health charity dedicated to this disabling chronic disease.
    • These funds specifically funds TWO amazing projects:

    • Immigrants’ experiences with joint placement surgery at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Toronto with Dr. Bheeshma Ravi
    • How the immune system drives inflammation in ankylosing spondylitis at University Health Network with Dr. Robert Inman

DBSA Funds in Action