Foundation for Academic Nursing

The AACN Foundation for Academic Nursing was launched in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary celebration of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.  Donations will support AACN’s role as the national voice of academic nursing and help to advance our work to establish quality standards for nursing education; assist schools in implementing those standards; influence the nursing profession to improve health care; and promote philanthropic support for professional nursing education, research, and practice.

Individual Donors

Darlene J. Curley

Nancy Ridenour

See additional sponsor organizations who have contributed. 

Make a Donation

Donations will be used to launch a new faculty research grant program to be initiated by AACN in 2020. Your support for the AACN's Foundation for Academic Nursing will having a lasting impact that will help usher in new innovations in nursing education and practice.

If you are interested in donating, please click DONATE NOW or email


Or send your donation by check to the following address:

Check Payable to: AACN Foundation for Academic Nursing

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
PO Box 418350
Boston, MA 02241-8350