Minnesota Nurses Association Foundation


Minnesota Nurses Association Foundation, a non-profit corporation affiliated with the Minnesota Nurses Association, provides funding for nursing research grants and scholarships.


The Minnesota Nurses Association Foundation (MNAF) was established in 1981 to honor the memory of Katharine Densford Dreves. She was president of the American Nurses Association, president of Minnesota Nurses Association, and Director of the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. Her vision and determination promoted the advancement of the profession in the development of knowledge on a state, national, and international level.

  • MNAF serves as a vehicle for donations to support nursing research and scholarships for nursing education. You can contribute to the advancement of nursing research and education by donating to MNAF.
  • Contributions to MNAF make excellent gifts for special occasions of colleagues or for memorials of a family member or friend. An acknowledgement letter will be sent to the recipient.
  • Contributions are tax deductible. For tax purposes, the acknowledgement letter can be used for verification.
  • You may also contribute to MNAF by checking it off on your membership renewal form.

For further information contact MNAF, 345 Randolph Ave, Suite 200, St. Paul, MN 55102; (651) 414-2822, 1-800-536-4662, ext. 122 or via email.

MNAF Research Grants and Scholarships

Click Here for criteria and application forms.