Research Grant Opportunities

How to Write a Research Grant Instructional Webinar


The ENA Foundation encourages all grant applicants to review the 30 minute instructional video before submitting a grant application. Our thanks to Anne Manton who graciously created and recorded this webinar with assistance from the Institute of Emergency Nursing Research (IENR) Advisory Council.  

Click here to view the IENR Research Grant Webinar (80 MB, WMV Format) 


The ENA Foundation / Sigma Theta Tau International, Inc. (STTI)

The ENA Foundation and Sigma Theta Tau International, Inc. (STTI) have combined resources to offer this annual research grant. The ENA Foundation/STTI research grant provides funding for research that will advance the specialized practice of emergency nursing.


Congratulations to the 2017 ENA Foundation/STTI recipients

Michelle Patch, MSN, APRN-CNS, ACNS-BC, Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator Jacquelyn C. Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN.

Project Title:
Emergency Nursing and Health Care Responses to Strangled Women Seeking Care: A Mixed Methods Study of Diagnostic and Treatment Processes

Grant Award: $6,000


Funding for this research grant was provided equally by:

ENA Foundation 



ENA Foundation Seed Research Grants


Are you interested in Research? Need funding for that starter grant? The ENA Foundation offers $500 seed grants that can potentially open the door to future funding in emergency nursing. .

Applications for this grant will open August 1, 2017.

Congratulations to the 2016 ENA Foundation Seed Grant recipient Suzanne M. Casella, MSN, RN, CEN.


Emergency Medicine Foundation / ENA Foundation Team Grant

The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) and the Emergency Nurses Association Foundation (ENAF) are pleased to provide a research grant to support a true physician-nurse partnership in a clinical research area pertinent to the practice of emergency medicine. This grant is intended for physician and nurse researchers to combine their expertise to develop, plan, and implement clinical research in emergency care.
The EMF and ENA Foundation will provide one $50,000 award in the 2017 grant year.  

Applications for this team grant are currently closed. Please check back in December 2017.

Funding for this research grant was provided equally by the ENA Foundation and the Emergency Medicine Foundation.

For a complete list of previous grant recipients click here.  

For more information, please contact a member of the Development Department at
847-460-4100 or by e-mail at