Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation

The Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation (RNF) is a tax-exempt foundation established in 1976 by the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN). The Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation will fund up to $30,000 every two years to facilitate projects intended to have a significant impact on rehabilitation nursing and rehabilitation nursing research. The new grant program will continue the emphasis of funding innovative projects such as the 2007 landmark study, Nurse Staffing and Patient Outcomes in Inpatient Rehabilitation Settings with lead investigator Audrey Nelson, PhD RN CRRN and the 2013 study, Nurse Staffing and Patient Outcomes in the Rehabilitation Setting by investigator Kathleen A. Stevens, PhD RN NE-BC CRRN.

Annual Fund

The RNF Annual Fund was established to provide a means of support for the ongoing work of the Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation. Contributors to the RNF Annual Fund demonstrate a commitment to advancing the specialty of rehabilitation nursing. The fund fosters the development of new programs that will enhance rehabilitation nursing practice and treatment outcomes.

Your contribution helps fund important projects including:

  • Over the past 5 years, RNF has awarded over $100,000 for rehabilitation nursing research.
  • RNF sponsored the “Nurse Staffing and Patient Outcomes in Inpatient Rehabilitation Settings” study. Final results of the study were reported in the 2007 September/October issue of the Rehabilitation Nursing Journal.rnfdonate

You can support RNF in any or all of the following ways:

  • To make an online donation to the RNF Annual Fund click here.
  • Make a donation when you register for the conference and include it in your total payment.
  • Mail your donation to RNF using the Donation Form.

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