Nurses are the largest segment of America’s workforce. They are face-to-face with people that need help every day. Through a range of investments in nursing-related leadership, policy, and practice, RWJF is elevating the nursing profession by enabling nurses in America to work at their greatest potential.
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Four Reasons We Need School Nurses Now More Than Ever
With schools facing unprecedented challenges, school nurses are preparing for a demanding year.
RWJF funds many initiatives in support of our vision for a Culture of Health. For this focus area, these initiatives were selected to demonstrate grantmaking that is helping us achieve the greatest impact.
Clinical Scholars is a leadership opportunity for practitioners from diverse fields of healthcare. Through intensive learning, mentoring, and networking, this program develops fellows across health care settings and disciplines to create leaders of transformational change.
Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action
Nurses are critical to building a Culture of Health. That is why the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a joint initiative of AARP and RWJF, explores how healthier communities can be built by improving the roles, responsibilities, and education of nurses. Read about this work.
MakerNurse is changing the game for nurses by tapping into their natural problem-solving skills and bringing the spirit of invention, creativity, and innovation into medical settings. This RWJF-supported program ended in 2016.
Current Grant Opportunities
We realize that building a Culture of Health will take unprecedented collaboration and a deeper understanding of where barriers exist and how to overcome them.
We have previously funded opportunities in this area of focus with the goal to strengthen and advance health equity, and we have more work to do.