80% of funds raised
go directly to researchers


The Glaucoma Research Society of Canada is the only Canadian non-profit organization solely dedicated to funding glaucoma research. Since 1989, it has raised more than two million dollars in support of 150 research projects. The Society funds 10 to 15% of all independent glaucoma research in Canada.

Sound governance, a volunteer board, and low administration costs ensure that more than 80% of funds raised by the Society go directly to Canadian researchers. Registered charity information returns including detailed financial information are available online at the federal government’s Charities Directorate (part of the Canada Revenue Agency). The Society’s Charitable Donation Registration Number is 88917 8695 RR0001.