Call for Applications

2020 Nursing Research Grants

American Nurses Foundation Nursing Research Grants Program for 2020

The purpose of the American Nurses Foundation (Foundation) Nursing Research Grants (NRG) Program is to encourage the research career development of all nurses. Each year, through our NRG Program, the Foundation provides funds to beginning and experienced nurse researchers to conduct studies that contribute to the advancement of nursing science and the enhancement of patient outcomes. Many past grant recipients have gone on to receive subsequent funding and expanded their programs of research based on findings from their Foundation funded studies. Applicants should apply to the category that best fits the proposal topic. The categories are listed below. Specific grants may be combined for one larger award. For example, a researcher with a study on the health of older female African American nurses who are HIV position could combine:

  1. 1) Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
  2. 2) M. Elizabeth Carnegie Research and Scholarship Fund
  3. 3) Eastern Nurses Research Society
  4. 4) Virginia Kelly Fund
  5. 5) Virginia Stone Fund

For a maximum of $60,000. Our goal is to fund the very best grants that have greater impact. While this combines several grants and funds, only one application fee of $100 is required. Please consider the following list of available grants and any restrictions or focus areas within. In alignment with the Foundation's strategic priorities, the Foundation is accepting applications in 10 strategic areas:

Open List of Available Grants

Category Grants Amount
African American Nurses American Nurses Credentialing Center $30,000
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care $5,000
M. Elizabeth Carneige Research and Scholarship Fund $10,000
Chow-Togaski-Breitenbach Scholarship Fund $5,000
Virginia S.Cleland Scholar Fund $5,000
Dorothy A. Corneilus Scholar Fund $5,000
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science $5,000
Eastern Nurses Research Society $10,000
Infusion Nurses Society $5,000
Virginia Kelley Fund $10,000
Eleanor C. Lambertson Scholar Fund $5,000
Midwest Nursing Research Society $5,000
Nurses Charitable Trust of Greater Miami $5,000
Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association $5,000
Maura C. Ryan Award $5,000
Sayre Memorial Scholar Fund $5,000
Southern Nursing Research Society $10,000
Virginia Stone Fund $25,000
Western Institute of Nursing $5,000
Clinical American Nurses Credentialing Center $30,000
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care $5,000
Chow-Togaski-Breitenbach Scholarship Fund $5,000
Virginia S.Cleland Scholar Fund $5,000
Dorothy A. Corneilus Scholar Fund $5,000
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science $5,000
Eastern Nurses Research Society $10,000
Infusion Nurses Society $5,000
Eleanor C. Lambertson Scholar Fund $5,000
Midwest Nursing Research Society $5,000
Nurses Charitable Trust of Greater Miami $5,000
Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association $5,000
Maura C. Ryan Award $5,000
Sayre Memorial Scholar Fund $5,000
Southern Nursing Research Society $10,000
Virginia Stone Fund $25,000
Western Institute of Nursing $5,000
Credentialing American Nurses Credentialing Center $30,000
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care $5,000
M. Elizabeth Carneige Research and Scholarship Fund $10,000
Chow-Togaski-Breitenbach Scholarship Fund $5,000
Virginia S.Cleland Scholar Fund $5,000
Dorothy A. Corneilus Scholar Fund $5,000
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science $5,000
Eastern Nurses Research Society $10,000
Eleanor C. Lambertson Scholar Fund $5,000
Midwest Nursing Research Society $5,000
Maura C. Ryan Award $5,000
Sayre Memorial Scholar Fund $5,000
Southern Nursing Research Society $10,000
Virginia Stone Fund $25,000
Margaretta Madden Styles Credentialing Research $25,000
Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association $5,000
Western Institute of Nursing $5,000
Gerontology American Nurses Credentialing Center $30,000
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care $5,000
M. Elizabeth Carneige Research and Scholarship Fund $10,000
Chow-Togaski-Breitenbach Scholarship Fund $5,000
Virginia S.Cleland Scholar Fund $5,000
Dorothy A. Corneilus Scholar Fund $5,000
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science $5,000
Eastern Nurses Research Society $10,000
Infusion Nurses Society $5,000
Eleanor C. Lambertson Scholar Fund $5,000
Midwest Nursing Research Society $5,000
Nurses Charitable Trust of Greater Miami $5,000
Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association $5,000
Maura C. Ryan Award $5,000
Sayre Memorial Scholar Fund $5,000
Southern Nursing Research Society $10,000
Virginia Stone Fund $25,000
Western Institute of Nursing $5,000
Health of Nurses American Nurses Credentialing Center $30,000
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care $5,000
M. Elizabeth Carneige Research and Scholarship Fund $10,000
Chow-Togaski-Breitenbach Scholarship Fund $5,000
Virginia S.Cleland Scholar Fund $5,000
Dorothy A. Corneilus Scholar Fund $5,000
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science $5,000
Eastern Nurses Research Society $10,000
Infusion Nurses Society $5,000
Virginia Kelley Fund $10,000
Eleanor C. Lambertson Scholar Fund $5,000
Midwest Nursing Research Society $5,000
Nurses Charitable Trust of Greater Miami $5,000
Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association $5,000
Maura C. Ryan Award $5,000
Sayre Memorial Scholar Fund $5,000
Southern Nursing Research Society $10,000
Virginia Stone Fund $25,000
Western Institute of Nursing $5,000
Interprofessional American Nurses Credentialing Center $30,000
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care $5,000
Chow-Togaski-Breitenbach Scholarship Fund $5,000
Virginia S.Cleland Scholar Fund $5,000
Dorothy A. Corneilus Scholar Fund $5,000
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science $5,000
Eastern Nurses Research Society $10,000
Infusion Nurses Society (INS) $5,000
Eleanor C. Lambertson Scholar Fund $5,000
Midwest Nursing Research Society $5,000
Nurses Charitable Trust of Greater Miami $5,000
Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association $5,000
Maura C. Ryan Award $5,000
Sayre Memorial Scholar Fund $5,000
Southern Nursing Research Society $10,000
Virginia Stone Fund $25,000
Western Institute of Nursing $5,000
Nursing Leadership Management American Nurses Credentialing Center $30,000
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care $5,000
Constance M. Baker Endowment Fund $5,000
M. Elizabeth Carneige Research and Scholarship Fund $10,000
Chow-Togaski-Breitenbach Scholarship Fund $5,000
Virginia S.Cleland Scholar Fund $5,000
Dorothy A. Corneilus Scholar Fund $5,000
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science $5,000
Eastern Nurses Research Society $10,000
Joyce J. Fitzpatrick Endowed Leadership Research Fund $5,000
Infusion Nurses Society $5,000
Eleanor C. Lambertson Scholar Fund $5,000
Midwest Nursing Research Society $5,000
Nurses Charitable Trust of Greater Miami $5,000
Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association $5,000
Maura C. Ryan Award $5,000
Sayre Memorial Scholar Fund $5,000
Southern Nursing Research Society $10,000
Virginia Stone Fund $25,000
Western Institute of Nursing $5,000
Psychiatric/mental health American Nurses Credentialing Center $30,000
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care $5,000
M. Elizabeth Carneige Research and Scholarship Fund $10,000
Chow-Togaski-Breitenbach Scholarship Fund $5,000
Virginia S.Cleland Scholar Fund $5,000
Dorothy A. Corneilus Scholar Fund $5,000
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science $5,000
Virginia Kelley Fund $10,000
Eastern Nurses Research Society $10,000
Infusion Nurses Society $5,000
Eleanor C. Lambertson Scholar Fund $5,000
Midwest Nursing Research Society $5,000
Nurses Charitable Trust of Greater Miami $5,000
Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association $5,000
Hildegard E. Peplau Endowment Fund $5,000
Maura C. Ryan Award $5,000
Sayre Memorial Scholar Fund $5,000
Southern Nursing Research Society $10,000
Virginia Stone Fund $25,000
Western Institute of Nursing $5,000
Social Policy American Nurses Credentialing Center $30,000
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care $5,000
M. Elizabeth Carneige Research and Scholarship Fund $10,000
Chow-Togaski-Breitenbach Scholar Fund $5,000
Virginia S.Cleland Scholar Fund $5,000
Dorothy A. Corneilus Scholar Fund $5,000
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science $5,000
Eastern Nurses Research Society $10,000
Infusion Nurses Society $5,000
Eleanor C. Lambertson Scholar Fund $5,000
Midwest Nursing Research Society $5,000
Nurses Charitable Trust of Greater Miami $5,000
Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association $5,000
Maura C. Ryan Award $5,000
Sayre Memorial Scholar Fund $5,000
Southern Nursing Research Society $10,000
Virginia Stone Fund $25,000
Western Institute of Nursing $5,000
Anne Zimmerman Research Endowment Fund $5,000
Women's Health American Nurses Credentialing Center $30,000
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care $5,000
Chow-Togaski-Breitenbach Scholar Fund $5,000
Virginia S.Cleland Scholar Fund $5,000
Dorothy A. Corneilus Scholar Fund $5,000
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science $5,000
Eastern Nurses Research Society $10,000
Virginia Kelley Fund $10,000
Infusion Nurses Society $5,000
Eleanor C. Lambertson Scholar Fund $5,000
Midwest Nursing Research Society $10,000
Nurses Charitable Trust of Greater Miami $5,000
Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association $5,000
Maura C. Ryan Award $5,000
Sayre Memorial Scholar Fund $5,000
Southern Nursing Research Society $10,000
Virginia Stone Fund $25,000
Western Institute of Nursing $5,000

We strongly encourage overlapping areas of study i.e. the health of older female African American nurses. Our goal is to fund larger grants that have grater impact. Please consider the following list of available grants based on the 10 strategic areas:

Steps and Instructions:

All payments must be received by 11:59 PM (EST) Friday, May 1, 2020. Applications without payments will not be reviewed. Please plan your applications accordingly.

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  8. Award Notification

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Begin a submission to the following:

AFRICAN AMERICAN NURSES
Deadline for New Submissions: Friday, May 1, 2020

CLINICAL
Deadline for New Submissions: Friday, May 1, 2020

CREDENTIALING
Deadline for New Submissions: Friday, May 1, 2020

GERONTOLOGY
Deadline for New Submissions: Friday, May 1, 2020

HEALTH OF NURSES
Deadline for New Submissions: Friday, May 1, 2020

INTERPROFESSIONAL
Deadline for New Submissions: Friday, May 1, 2020

NURSING LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT
Deadline for New Submissions: Friday, May 1, 2020

PSYCHIATRIC/MENTAL HEALTH
Deadline for New Submissions: Friday, May 1, 2020

SOCIAL POLICY
Deadline for New Submissions: Friday, May 1, 2020

WOMEN'S HEALTH
Deadline for New Submissions: Friday, May 1, 2020