Why ENA Foundation
When you give to the ENA Foundation, you contribute to more than just a scholarship or research grant. You’re fueling the future of emergency nursing — a profession that saves lives.
You help students obtain their nursing degree during a time when the ED is seen as a safety net in communities around the world. You make it possible for nurses to make an impact — from helping set health policy and best practice, to performing
research or teaching at a university on some of the biggest challenges in emergency care. You also make it possible for nurses to attend the largest emergency nursing conference so they can share new knowledge with their colleagues and incite positive
COVID-19 Relief Fund
ENA Foundation is proud to launch the COVID-19 Relief Fund supporting emergency nurses with relief funding amid the current pandemic. Now, more than ever, emergency nurses are needed on the front line. ENA and the ENA Foundation are dedicated
to helping our emergency nurses through this challenging time. ENA members in good standing are encouraged to apply for the COVID-19 Rapid Relief Grant. Grants will be provided on a rolling basis as long as funds are available.
Applications are now being accepted for the COVID-19 Rapid Relief Grant. Click here to apply
About ENA Foundation
The ENA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization whose mission it is to provide educational scholarships and research grants in the discipline of emergency nursing. Since 1991, the ENA Foundation has provided over $2.7 million in educational
scholarships and research grants to emergency healthcare professionals.
Foundation Board of Trustees
Join the ENA Foundation Board of Trustees, a dynamic group responsible for building upon resources that serve emergency nurses all over the world. ENA Foundation is accepting applications for trustee positions May 1- June 1. Apply or refer a colleague
How You Can Help
Please consider making a gift to the ENA Foundation annually, so we can continue to fund the future of the profession. Whether for an academic scholarship, research grant, or endowment, your contribution makes a difference in the lives of emergency nurses
and the patients they care for.
Click here to view the 2017 State Donation Disclosure.
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Recognizing Our Donors
What does it mean to “endow” a fund with the ENA Foundation?
Endowment funds help secure the ongoing future of the ENA Foundation by providing continual support. Endowment gifts are retained in perpetuity and cannot be spent; the investment earnings from the endowed funds provides annual awards to recipients. The amount awarded each year is dependent on the ENA Foundation’s spending policy, which is developed to provide a predictable stream of funding. While each endowed fund is accounted separately, each fund’s balance is pooled with other ENA Foundation endowment funds, increasing its potential for investment return while further strengthening its earning potential.
How can I set up an endowed fund with the ENA Foundation?
Endowed funds may be initiated with a gift of any amount and a signed agreement to fully fund the endowment within five years. Endowments are frequently funded by cash gifts, but they may also be funded by transfers of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, real estate, and other types of property. Gifts toward endowed scholarships may also be made by bequest. Please contact the ENA Foundation for additional information or assistance.