Education

NLN Foundation for Nursing Education

  • Washington, DC
  • www.nlnfoundation.org

Mission Statement

The mission of the NLN Foundation for Nursing Education is to raise, steward and distribute funds that promote excellence in nursing education to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce. It supports the National League for Nursing, the oldest, most established nursing organization in the country. Its strategic goals includes expanding funding to increase the nurse educator workforce and its diversity; broadening the visibility of the NLN Foundation's as a recognized leader in funding nursing education initiatives and supporting national and international participation of nurse educators; support NLN faculty development initiatives that empower nurse educators in their professional roles and to provide research funding that advance the science of nursing education.

Main Programs

  1. Faculty Leadership & Mentoring Program
  2. ACE
  3. Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology

ruling year

2002

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Ms. Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN

Keywords

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nursing education, nursing education research, nurse educators, nurse educator faculty scholarships

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Also Known As

NLN Foundation

EIN

75-3032867

Physical Address

61 Broadway, 33rd Fl

New York, NY 10006

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs

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Program 1

Faculty Leadership & Mentoring Program

The NLN Foundation Faculty Leadership & Mentoring program pairs five early and mid-career faculty members with five NLN Academy of Nursing Education Fellows who are recognized leaders in nursing education. Over
a 12-month period, proteges and mentors will work together on individual
leadership development as well as a group project to be presented at the
NLN Education Summit.

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Program 2

ACE

Accelerating Care Excellence for Vulnerable Populations including older adults, veterans, people with Alzheimer's Disease and their caregivers and people with disabilities.

Category

Nursing

Population(s) Served

Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

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Program 3

Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology

The center engages in resource development and collaborative partnerships to advance the faculty role with emerging technology.

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Educational Programs

Population(s) Served

Female Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Males, all ages or age unspecified

None

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Charting Impact

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  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    Goal I
    Leader in Nursing Education: Enhance the NLN's national and international impact as the recognized leader in nursing education.
    Goal II
    Commitment to Members: Build a diverse, sustainable, member-led organization with the capacity to deliver our mission effectively, efficiently, and in accordance with our values.
    Goal III
    Champion for Nurse Educators: Be the voice of nurse educators and champion their interests in political, academic, and professional arenas.
    Goal IV
    Advancement of the Science of Nursing Education: Promote evidence-based nursing education and the scholarship of teaching.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    Promote the preparation of a nursing workforce that contributes to health care quality and safety.
    Be the primary source of data for legislation, regulations, or decisions about nursing education and the nurse educator workforce; and that informs teaching practices across all types of nursing education programs for diverse student populations
    Be the leading provider of products and services for the continuous professional development of nursing faculty
    Expand and sustain alliances with other influential organizations
    Develop, design, and advance research initiatives that have broad-based significance, promote evidence-based teaching practices, are critical to decision making at institutional and national levels, and serve to transform nursing education
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    Having 1210 member Schools of Nursing and 40,000 individual members gives the NLN a large audience which shares the mission and goals of the NLN to improve healthcare by improving nursing education. The nurse educators touch many future nurses who touch many patients who are allies in the effort to improve healthcare in the US. One of the NLN Centers of Excellence is the Chamberlain Center for the Advancement of Nursing Education which provides the foundation of the NLN's work with n using schools.
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    Not available.
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    Not available.

Funding Needs

Contributions;Grants

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NLN FOUNDATION FOR NURSING EDUCATION
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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NLN Foundation for Nursing Education

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Principal Officer

Ms. Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN

BIO

Maureen Peters, executive director of the NLN Foundation, has more than 15 years experience in the not-for-profit field. Having worked in healthcare, higher education and the performing arts, she has expertise in all aspects of development board governance, strategic planning and grant administration. Prior to joining the NLN Foundation, Ms. Peters held leadership positions in the development offices of Beth Israel Medical Center, Hofstra University and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Maureen holds an undergraduate degree from Hofstra and an MBA from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Marsha Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF

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