The RCN Foundation is an independent charity, supporting the nursing community to improve the health and well-being of the public.  


The RCN Foundation exists to provide vital support to members of the nursing community so that they can continue to improve the health and well-being of the public. We do this by


Giving advice and financial assistance 

We help them get their lives back on track, and stay in nursing by providing advice and financial assistance to those who are facing hardship. 

Providing educational bursaries to develop clinical practice and patient care 

We invest in the future of nursing by providing grants for education and training opportunities, helping them develop as they move through their careers.

Giving grants to promote research and develop practice so as to improve patient care

We ultimately aim to improve the health and wellbeing of the public, by funding innovative nursing-led projects focusing on patient care

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Support us 

We want to help as many nurses, midwives and health care assistants as we can, and to continue to do this we need your support.  By making a small, regular donation of  £1 a month you will enable us to support those who need our help.

Find out how by visiting  or simply click the Just Giving Donate button

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