About the Massachusetts Nurses Foundation

Advancing the Profession

The Massachusetts Nurses Foundation is a non-profit organization, established in 1981, whose mission is to support scholarship & research in nursing and health care professions. The primary goal of the MNF is to advance the profession of nursing and healthcare by supporting the education of nurses. The foundation provides:

  • Scholarships and grants to nurses and students of nursing and health care professionals.
  • Support of research, which is significant to the profession of nursing and of public interest.
  • Administration of scholarship funds for alumni associations, schools of nursing, organizations, foundations and individuals interested in nursing.

The MNF raises funds and dispenses scholarships & grants to qualified recipients who have applied for assistance to further their careers or study clinical issues that are essential to the improvement of health care. 

How can you make a difference in the future of nursing? Donate!

As a member of the MNA, it’s easy to make a contribution to the Massachusetts Nurses Foundation (MNF) & help nurses study clinical issues essential to the improvement of health care. Your help is as easy as –

Online Donations In Honor or In Memory of:

Click here to send a secure, tax-deductible donation, via credit card or PayPal.

Writing a Check:

Through your tax-deductible donation, you can make a difference in what the foundation can do! Funds are directed toward nursing scholarships & research. Any donation big or small helps us make a difference!

Are you renewing your MNA membership? You can make a donation at the time of renewal by simply completing the MNF donor form and including your donation with your dues payment to the MNA.

Donating Honorariums or Travel Reimbursements:

Have you received an honorarium for a speaking engagement? Consider donating your honorarium to the Foundation. Are you currently serving on an MNA Congress, Committee or Task Force? Consider donating your travel reimbursementsimply check off the MNF box on your MNA travel reimbursement form & the amount of your travel reimbursement will be donated directly to the MNF!

Arranging a Memorial Gift:

Make a donation in honor or memory of a loved one or friend to the scholarship fund.  When a gift is received, the MNF will send a personalized letter to the person or family notifying them of your thoughtful donation but not revealing the amount of the donation.  Every gift is tax-deductible and the donor receives an acknowledgement for their donation.  Please make checks payable to the Massachusetts Nurses Foundation. Please complete the MNF Memorial and Honor Gift Form and return it to Massachusetts Nurses Foundation, INC., 340 Turnpike Street, Canton, Massachusetts 02021.

Arranging for Planned Giving:

As you consider your tax planning we hope you will consider making a tax-deductible donation to the MNF through wills, endowments or legacies.

Participating in MNF Fundraising Events:

Whether it’s the MNF Auction, Raffles or Golf Tournament your participation in MNF fundraising events helps us raise funds to support nursing scholarships & research. Watch for announcements of upcoming fundraising eventsyour support is always appreciated.

Shop AmazonSmile:

Are you are an Amazon.com shopper? The Massachusetts Nurses Foundation is a registered charitable organization on Amazon.com.

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets you enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the eligible charitable organization of your choice.  

How do I select the MNF as a charitable organization to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?
On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping, please consider registering Massachusetts Nurses Foundation Inc. as your charitable organization. They will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.


For More Information:

Our mission is accomplished only through donations. You can make a difference in the future of nursingyour gift provides the meaningful difference in what the foundation can do! For more information about the MNF or any of our giving programs, please contact us at 781.830.5745.