From open rounds of educational grants, new staff appointments and fundraising events, find everything you need to know below.


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Autumn Grants Round Now Open

Apply now for an education or career development grant for a course starting in 2020

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July 2019: RCN Foundation New Call for Research

The RCN Foundation is calling for applicants to undertake a neurological rehabilitation scoping project.

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. 


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What a party for Nurses Day 2019

On Sunday 12 May, nursing staff across the UK celebrated Nurses' Day by holding parties in their workplace - now known as he UK's Biggest Nursing Party!

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New Chair of RCN Foundation announced

The RCN Foundation has announced the appointment of their new Chair. Professor Jane Cummings CBE RN will take up the position from 1 May 2019. Professor Cummings’ appointment follows the end of Robert Sowney’s term as the inaugural Chair of the charity.



Our Congress highlights 2019

The Foundation had another fantastic year at Congress in Liverpool.