We’re excited to announce the second round of a new funding opportunity.

The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a joint initiative of the AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), will provide up to $25,000 each to select Action Coalitions for new or ongoing work that addresses nursing’s role in building a Culture of Health and health equity. This is a competitive, two-year award with a goal of creating replicable strategies that help nurses build a Culture of Health and promote health equity and well-being, while highlighting the importance of collaboration with diverse stakeholders.

View the Request for Proposal.

View the application.

GOAL

Create replicable strategies that help nurses build a Culture of Health and promote health equity and well-being, while highlighting the importance of collaboration with diverse stakeholders.

KEY DATES AND DEADLINES

January 14, 3-4 p.m. ET Webinar for interested applicants
February 28, 10 p.m. ET Application deadline
Mid-March Award winners are notified
April 1 Projects initiated


USE OF FUNDS

Funds may be used to cover costs of personnel, meetings, supplies, project-related travel, and contractors or consultants. Funds may not be used to subsidize individuals for the costs of their health care, to support clinical trials of unapproved drugs or devices, to construct or renovate facilities, for lobbying, for political activities, or as a substitute for funds currently being used to support similar activities. Chosen applicants will be required to report on the use of their Innovations Fund award periodically and at the end of the funding period.

PROGRAM DIRECTION

The Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA), also an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP and RWJF, which coordinates the Campaign, will provide direction and technical assistance for those who receive innovation funding. In fact, all applicants, regardless of whether they receive an award, will be offered technical assistance throughout the year.

PROGRAM STAFF:

  • Jennifer Peed, Director of Center Integration, CCNA
  • Winifred Quinn, PhD, Director of Advocacy and Consumer Affairs, CCNA
  • Jazmine Cooper, Project Manager, CCNA

INNOVATIONS FUND
Email: InnovationsFund@aarp.org
Phone: 202-434-3882