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Funding Opportunities

Vcan partners with key national organizations to provide grant opportunities for qualified applicants. If you are interested in current grants, complete a contact information form and we will respond directly to you. 


Samples of current grant work include, but are not limited to:

  • Kathleen Baldwin ANP, GNP, CNS. Texas Health Research & Education Institute ($23,040.00) An Exploration of New Graduate Nurses’ Transition to Specialty Practice
  • Marjorie Jenkins PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE. Cone Health. ($20,478.00) Managing Those Who Care: Developing Emotional Labor Leadership Skills for Nurse Managers
  • Mathew McHugh PhD, JD, JPH, LDI & Karen B. Lassiter PhD, RN ($44,610.00). Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. The Impact of Nurse-Physician Teamwork on Patient Outcomes at the End-of-Life
  • Nora Warshawsky PhD, RN, CNW, NEA-BC, FAAN ($50,000.00). University of Central Florida. Exploring the Relationship between Nurse Manager competency development, competence, and patient outcomes.

AONE Grants 

It was announced on Friday, September 14, 2018, the AONE Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research and Education, Chicago, awarded the first two Sustainable Nursing Workforce Development grants.

  • Susan Cline, DNP, RN, NEA-BC and Diana Meyer, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAEN. Center for Nursing Excellence at St. Luke’s Health System in Boise, Idaho has been awarded a $50,000 grant for work on cultivating joy and resilience in nursing through a practice playbook.
  • Nancy Hoffart, PhD, RN, Forsyth Medical Center and distinguished professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro has been awarded a $7,550 for work on developing a measure of implementation fidelity for a nurse residency program.

The grants are made possible by the Versant Center for the Advancement of Nursing.

The mission of Versant’s Center for the Advancement of Nursing® (Vcan®) is to provide professional and organizational development opportunities through research, education, publishing, conferences and other events where nursing and healthcare professionals can engage in a collaborative and disciplined model.

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