Research Grant Opportunities

ENA Foundation Seed Research Grants


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

This grant application is now closed.

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) 


Emergency Medicine Foundation / ENA Foundation Joint Research 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 2016-2017 grant year.
Deadline for applications was February 12, 2016.
Funding for this research grant was provided equally by the
ENA Foundation and the Emergency Medicine Foundation.


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 $6,000 research grant. The ENA Foundation/STTI research grant provides funding for research that will advance the specialized practice of emergency nursing.


Congratulations to the 2016 ENA Foundation/STTI recipient Elyssa Wood, RN, Principal Investigator and her team of Co-Investigators - Gina Harrison, Debra Stanger, and Mary Ann Friesen.

Project Title:
"Efficacy of Video Discharge Instructions among Spanish-Speaking Population in the Pediatric Emergency Department" 

Grant Award: $6,000

Funding for this research grant was provided equally by:

ENA 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