Nevada Nurses Foundation

Developing Quality Health Care for Nevada Citizens by Promoting The Development of Professional Nursing

           

Our Mission

The Nevada Nurses Foundation (NNF) is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Nevada Nurses Association (NNA). The mission of the NNF is to increase access to quality health care for Nevada citizens by promoting professional development of nurses through recognition, grants, and scholarships.

Dawn Sheldon

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, LPN Program

Kyle Simon, BS, CNA

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, LPN Program

Hope Sands, RN

2022 NNF Scholarship Recipient, RN to BSN Program

Shane Palomo, CNA

2022 NNF Scholarship Recipient, LPN Program

Alyse Stern, RN, ADN

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, RN to BSN Program

Leilani Ferrer, RN, MBA, BSN

2021 Greg Peistrup Scholarship Recipient

Chelsea Erickson

2021 Chamberlain University Scholarship Recipient

Christopher Thompson, AEMT

2022 Erick Christopherson Scholarship Recipient
2022 Orvis School of Nursing Scholarship Recipient

Gabrielle SuSong-Bennett, RN

2022 NNF Scholarship Recipient, MSN Program
2022 Optum Scholarship Recipient

Destiny Linnell, AEMT

2022 Renown RMC Scholarship Recipient

Ana Guillen, CMA

2022 Unitek Scholarship Recipient

Christina "Chrissy" Scilacci, CNA

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, CNA to RN Program

Cheryl Moreno

2021 Philippine Nurses Association Scholarship Recipient

Katie Snow, BS

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, BSN Program

Megan Herbst

2022 Arthur L. Davis Publishing Scholarship Recipient

Marilou Gasper, LPN, CNA

2022 NNF Scholarship Recipient, LPN to RN Program

Rebecca Paulson

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, BSN Program

Juan Ramirez, LPN

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, LPN to RN Program

Andrew Reyes, RN

2022 NNF Scholarship Recipient, RN to BSN Program

Elizabeth "Beth" Melton, APRN, CNM, IBCLC

2022 Debra & John Scott Scholarship Recipient

Rebekah Volker, LPN

2022 Rural and Frontier Scholarship Recipient

Thania Rodriguez, CNA

2022 Jessie J. Valentine Scholarship Recipient

Alyssa Anderson

2022 NNF Scholarship Recipient, Pre-Licensure BSN Program

Megan Herbst

2022 Unitek Scholarship Recipient

Hannah Kohler, CEN, RN, BSN, ADN

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, Doctorate Program

Jennifer Bochenski, CMA

2022 NNF Scholarship Recipient, LPN Program

Stacy Swenson, LPN

2022 Philippine Nurses Association Scholarship Recipient

Katherine Archer, CNA

2022 Jessie J. Valentine Scholarship Recipient

Maria Wilcox, RN, OCN

2021 Jessie J. Valentine Scholarship Recipient

Cailin Holt

2021 Saint Mary's Scholarship Recipient

Chelsea Chambers RN, BSN

2022 NAPNA Scholarship Recipient

Jessica Bruffy, CNA

2022 Nightingale College Scholarship Recipient

Meron Teffera

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, BSN Program

Shelby Lee, RN, ASN

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, RN to BSN Program

David Mateos, CNA

2022 Erick Christopherson Scholarship Recipient
2022 Philippine Nurses Association Scholarship Recipient

Carrie Ann Barrier, BS, ADN, BSN

2022 NNF Scholarship Recipient, MSN Program

Melissa Mancuso, RMA

2022 Optum Scholarship Recipient

Elizeth Jackson

2022 NNF Scholarship Recipient, Pre-Licensure BSN Program

Kira Ballinger

2021 Philippine Nurses Association Scholarship Recipient

Arashdeep Kaur, CNA

2022 Unitek Scholarship Recipient

Lisa Thayer, RN, BSN, ADN

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, BSN Program

Brooklyn Butler, CNA

2021 Jessie J. Valentine Scholarship Recipient

Brenda Delgado, FNP, APRN, MSN, BSN

2021 WRAPNN Scholarship Recipient

Allyson Miller, BS

2021 High Sierra Behavioral Health Scholarship Recipient

Laquienta Kirby

2022 Rural & Frontier Scholarship Recipient

Meagan Parsons, RN, BSN

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, MSN Program

Brian Dankowski, MS, RN, BSN, ADN

2021 NNA District 1 Scholarship Recipient

Katrina Mesias, CNA

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, CNA to RN Program

Ron Gonzalezi, MS, MSN, RN

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, Doctorate Program

Allen Perez, MSN-Ed, RN, CNE

2022 NNF Scholarship Recipient, Doctorate Program

Jessica Lynch, MSN, RN

2021 Rural & Frontier Scholarship Recipient

Joyce Coleman, RN, BSN, MSN

2022 NNA Scholarship Recipient

Erin Pate, MSN, RN

2021 Arthur L. Davis Publishing Scholarship Recipient

Cheyenne Shoup, CNA

2022 NNF Scholarship Recipient, CNA to RN Program

Jay Brownson, MSN, RN, PCCN, CNML

2021 Renown RMC Scholarship Recipient

Amber Damitz, MA

2022 Optum Scholarship Recipient

Elvis D'Souza, LPN

2022 NNF Scholarship Recipient, LPN to BSN Program

Larissa Diaz

2021 NNF Scholarship Recipient, LPN to RN Program

Nevada Nurses Foundation Grants Program

The Foundation is pleased to announce that applications for its 2023 grants program are being accepted through February 1, 2023. A total of $6,500 is available for funding projects, programs, and research that directly impact the health and wellness of Nevada citizens.

Click here for more information about the program and how to apply.

Some Important Facts:

  • The nursing profession has been ranked #1 in ethics and trust for 20 of the last 21 years by Gallup.
  • Nurses perform basic duties including treating and educating patients and the public about various medical conditions, and providing advice and emotional support.
  • Nurses require on-going education and practice to ensure safe, competent quality care is delivered.
  • With advanced education, nurses increase their knowledge and skills to conduct research, integrate research into practice, and become educators, leaders, policy makers, and change agents.
  • Since commencing, Nevada Nurses Foundation awarded over $205,946 in nursing scholarships to Nevada students enrolled in Certified Nursing Assistant, Associate Degree in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Licensed Practical Nursing to Registered Nursing (RN), RN to BSN, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctorate programs as well as certification programs. The Foundation has also awarded $12,803 in grants for nursing programs, projects, and research.

There are approximately 40,000 nurses in Nevada who may be impacted by your generous donation. We hope that you will partner with Nevada Nurses Foundation to make a genuine difference in the access to quality healthcare in Nevada.