From open rounds of education grants, project calls and fundraising campaigns, find everything you need to know below.

Song Club Cover

"Working on the Frontline" and "For us"

The second single from charity album “Song Club”, which celebrates frontline workers, is released in support of the RCN Foundation COVID-19 Support Fund


RCN Foundation funds iHV programme

The RCN Foundation has awarded a grant to the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) to develop a programme to promote emotional wellbeing at work for small groups of health visitors (HV) working in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The courage of compassion

A new report commissioned by the RCN Foundation and produced by The King’s Fund, sets out eight recommendations to address the core needs of nurses and midwives at work.

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COVID-19 Support Fund Impact Stories

Read about how we are supporting frontline health care staff through our COVID-19 Support Fund Grants

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Jefferies donation to COVID-19 Support Fund

International financial services group Jefferies International Ltd has donated $100,000 to the RCN Foundation COVID-19 Support Fund in memory of their late CFO, Peg Broadbent

BalikBayani fundraiser in aid of Filipino healthcare workers

A group of friends have set up a fundraising campaign to run, walk and exercise a combined total of 11,000 km in honour of Filipino healthcare workers who have lost their life during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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‘Thank You’ stickers support RCN Foundation

Thank You Stickers initiative donates £10,000 to the RCN Foundation COVID-19 Support Fund

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Covers for Others

Music initiative Covers for Others has raised £14,368 to date to support frontline nursing staff – through the RCN Foundation’s COVID-19 Support Fund.

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The Stelios Says Thank You Award

RCN Foundation and the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation partnership awards hundreds of grants to frontline nursing and midwifery staff working and living in London

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Ways we can help during COVID-19

Ways we can help nurses, midwives and nursing support workers during this difficult and unprecedented time.

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Lord Victor Adebowale CBE appointed Chair of the CHSA

The COVID-19 Healthcare Support Appeal (CHSA) has announced the appointment of Lord Adebowale as its new Chair

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RCN Foundation COVID-19 Support Fund

Right now, thousands of nurses, midwives and health care support workers across the UK are at the forefront of battling Covid-19. In these unprecedented times, the nursing community is facing significant challenges, not only in continuing to provide excellent patient care on the frontline, but potentially facing personal hardship and the significant psychological implications of the crisis.   


LV Donates to COVID-19 Support Fund

Insurance company LV= have generously donated to the RCN Foundation COVID-19 Support Fund.


RCN Foundation gives major boost to Care Homes Network

The RCN Foundation has announced a major funding boost to the Care Homes Network launched last year by the Queen’s Nursing Institute and the Chief Nursing Officer (England).

RCN Ambassador Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke and RCN Foundation announce education programme

The RCN Foundation will partner with Emilia Clarke's brain injury charity SameYou as it leads the roll-out of a new education programme from 2020 focused on neurorehabiliation.