Donations to AACN support excellence in nursing. They help AACN members improve their practice through professional development and lifelong learning. They fund learning opportunities in and beyond traditional academic nursing education and help members pursue specialized development through programs focused on health policy/advocacy, evidence-based practice, nurse leadership and more.

Enabling Nurses to Succeed

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Giving Options

Making a donation to AACN supports acute and critical care nurses at every step of their careers. Support the area that inspires you most.

Research
Evidence-Based Research Fund supports grants that enable clinically relevant, evidence-based research to create the resources that influence high-acuity and critical care nursing practice.
Education
Scholarship Endowment enables high-acuity and critical care nurses to continue their academic journey or hone knowledge and skills in areas such as communication, collaboration, leadership and governance.
Leadership
Sharon Connor Fund for Leadership Development provides leadership development to advance the AACN mission.

Planned Giving

Bequests are one of the ways that the AACN community help to strengthen the long-term viability of our organization. A bequest by will or revocable trust supports AACN while complementing your personal lifestyle and financial goals.

Your Donations Make a Difference

Every gift you make creates a connection with nurses and invests in their future. Your generosity encourages the exceptional nurses of our AACN community to take the next step to enrich their careers.