Mission: To support nursing education and promote the nursing profession.
Vision: A thriving, diverse nursing workforce leading healthcare to improve quality of life for all. The FNSNA is dedicated to growing the nursing profession by supporting the mission and core values of the NSNA.
Core Values: The core values guide the work of the organization internally and reflect prudent stewardship of the resources and assets of the Foundation.
EXCELLENCE Interpretive Statement: Funding opportunities provided by the FNSNA support the educational endeavors of nursing students across the country to produce outstanding registered nurses. Funding for nursing education and special projects allows nursing students to focus their attention on gaining critical leadership experience to ultimately provide high quality patient care and to excel in all areas of nursing.
INTEGRITY Interpretive Statement: As a fiduciary, the FNSNA adheres to regulatory, legal, ethical and financial standards required to maintain 501 C3 status as a charitable organization. From the careful examination of applicants for funding to the distribution of funds, FNSNA contributes to the development of outstanding students and future registered nurses with great responsibility and care.
INCLUSIVITY Interpretive Statement: The FNSNA provides funding opportunities to a diverse student population. This includes students from underrepresented populations within the nursing profession.
COMMUNITY Interpretive Statement: FNSNA brings together a community of donors, including contributors with an interest in supporting nursing education. Through this endeavor, ideas are exchanged, relationships are built, and a framework for current and future donors is established to create an ongoing culture of giving. Through the support of generous contributors, the mission of the FNSNA has been sustained for decades.
EMPOWERMENT Interpretive Statement: FNSNA funding priorities provide the means for nursing students to discover their talents and create a vision for their careers, achieving a sense of confidence and self-worth. This endeavor enables nursing students to complete their education and enter the workforce as exceptional registered nurses who promote quality healthcare for all.