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Our grants

The RCN Foundation are here to help.

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Hardship grants

Are you a nursing or midwifery professional who needs financial support?

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Education grants

Apply for a professional development or student grant

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Research & practice development grants

We invest in the nursing and midwifery professions and improve patient care.

Meet the nurses we support

We recently provided a hardship grant to Lily, a single mother and qualified nurse who was made homeless by her landlord. Hear Lily's story, in her own words:

How you can support us

The nursing and midwifery community needs your support now more than ever. Your generosity will help us care for those who care for us at a time when the nursing and midwifery community need us most.


Make a donation

Leave a gift in your will

Leave a gift in your Will

And support nursing and midwifery teams for generations 

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Recent news and events from the RCN Foundation

An education grant for health care support workers

Celebrating Nursing Support Workers' Day with the reopening of the LV= Education Grant

The RCN Foundation and LV= have launched a two-year education fund for healthcare support workers.

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University of Salford announced as the host of the RCN Foundation Chair in Adult Social Care Nursing

Our Annual Lecture on 15 Nov, announced the host of the CASCN alongside the discussion on critical aspects of adult social care.

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RCN Foundation partners with Michelle Cox to launch annual anti-racism grant

The annual award will fund a nurse or midwifery-led project which aims to oppose racism and promote racial equality within nursing and midwifery.