AANA Foundation


 Foundation News and Programs


Student Emergency Educational Grant Program Information & Application

AANA Foundation 2018 Program Deadlines
General Grant Application
Applications are now being accepted through November 1 for our Fall General Grant Program.
Open Submission Research Grant Application
Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis. Grant funding for open submission grants includes Office Based and Veterans Affairs grants, as well as the Art Zwerling Grant for research or education in wellness, pain management, and peer assistance/substance use disorder​.
Program Administrator's Outstanding Student Research Awards
Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.
Doctoral Mentorship Program: If you are interested in networking with fellow CRNA researchers, complete and email this application.
2017 State of the Science General Poster Session Abstracts
2017 Annual Report

Events and Fundraising

Leadership Circle: New All-Inclusive Giving Level

The Leadership Circle has been created for donors who contribute $2,500 or more to the AANA Foundation’s Annual Fund and/or Health Services Research Fund within a fiscal year (September 1 – August 31). Each Leadership Circle member is eligible for one ticket to the annual AANA Foundation fundraisers held at the AANA Assembly of School Faculty and at the AANA Annual Congress Fundraiser. Click here to learn more and to access the donation form (page 2).


 Amazon Smile

  • Shop AmazonSmile and the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5 percent of eligible purchases to the AANA Foundation.
  • Click here to be directed to the AmazonSmile web page supporting the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation. Shopping AmazonSmile is a simple way to support the AANA Foundation every time you shop, at no cost to you.

Thank You FY16 Donors





Health Services Research

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Click the logo to view our Research Topics and Articles!
High profile, critical research focused on:
  • Best anesthesia practice
  • Nurse anesthesia scope of practice
  • Anesthesia quality
  • Cost effectiveness
  • Malpractice closed claims
Why Your Support is Needed
Your donation will assist with:
Your Donations At Work
  • View the Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report, including an overview of the AANA Foundation, program recipients, award winners, dollars distributed, Friends for Life, and $100+ donors.


  • View our IRS data and other up-to-date information on the AANA Foundation.



 Proof is Power Campaign

Support Nurse Anesthesia Education and Research

Approved AANA and AANAF Research Agenda FY14.pdf  

Connect With Us
AANA Foundation
222 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Email: foundation@aana.com
Programs and Research
Contact Lorraine for more information:
Lorraine Jordan
Executive Director
Annual Fund and Marketing
Luanne Irvin
Development Officer
Gift Planning / Endowments Friends for Life

Nat Carmichael
Assistant Director
Bonnie Lowth
Administrative & Program Assistant