Allied Health Professional Development Fund


The government of Ontario recognizes and values the important contributions made by allied health professionals to the health care  system. The Allied Health  Professional Development Fund (AHPDF) is a HealthForceOntario (HFO) initiative designed to ensure that the people of Ontario have access to the right number and mix of health care professionals, now and in the future. This year the fund will continue to provide grants for professional development opportunities completed between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014.

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Please note that the 2013/2014 funding year is now closed. Information about the 2014/2015 year will be posted in the coming weeks. Health professionals who submitted applications prior to the March 31, 2014 deadline will be notified about the status of their applications within 6 weeks.

Due to a high volume of submissions, we are unable to confirm the receipt of applications sent by fax, mail or e-mail. Applicants are required to keep copies of their application forms, supporting documents, and fax confirmations or courier/registered mail receipts (if applicable) for their records.

Recipients of funding from the Allied Health Professional Development Fund are issued T4A tax information in accordance with federal law. The T4A form outlines the total funding issued during the calendar year. This information is also reported to the Canada Revenue Agency. The T4A forms for the 2013 calendar year will be sent to recipients of funding by the end of February 2014. For information about Canadian income tax law please contact the Canada Revenue Agency at 1-800-959-8281 or visit

Allied Health Professionals Eligible for Funding

  • Audiologists
  • Dietitians
  • Medical Laboratory Technologists
  • Medical Radiation Technologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Pharmacists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists










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