AACN Grants Program

AACN enthusiastically supports members of our community who seek evidence to support our bedside colleagues in ensuring safety and excellent care for critically ill patients and their families.

Funds from AACN in collaboration with professional associations and industry continue to increase support for research that drives change in high acuity and critical care nursing practice.

The AACN grants program includes annual awards ranging from $10,000 to $50,000.

2014 Grant Recipients
2013 Grant Recipients
2012 Grant Recipients

Grant applications are accepted annually starting Sept. 1; submission deadline is Nov. 1. Please apply only for the grant that most closely matches your topic.

Grant Title Grant Information Grant Amount
AACN Impact Research Grant Research addressing AACN Research Priorities. Three awards up to $50,000 each
AACN-Sigma Theta Tau Critical Care Grant Available to AACN and Sigma Theta Tau members. Award up to $10,000
AACN-Philips Healthcare Clinical Outcomes Grant Research on improved outcomes and system efficiencies. Three awards up to $10,000 each

Please review all the information provided below before completing your grant application.

Current grant recipients progress report form

Submit Application Online
Applications accepted
Sept. 1 through Nov. 1.


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