Sigma Foundation for Nursing

Advancing world health through nursing research and leadership

Together, we can make a difference in healthcare around the world.

You can provide grants and programs that prepare nurses to improve global health.

Your donations to the Sigma Foundation for Nursing enables nurse leaders at every stage of development to build their careers and conduct research by providing grants and leadership education opportunities.

Now is the perfect time to celebrate nursing and advance global health. Donate before 12 May 2019 and be recognized as an International Nurses Day Donor. 

One-time donation

  • Donate online with your credit card.
  • Check donations should be made payable to “Sigma Foundation for Nursing” and mailed to 550 West North St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA.
  • Donor-Advised Fund disbursement.

Monthly gift

Your ongoing support will make a big difference to nurses around the world. And monthly donors of US $25 will be recognized in the Vision Society. Go to and select “Yes” where you are asked “Is this a recurring donation?”

Heritage Society

Invest in Sigma and the future of nursing with a pledged donation of US $10,000 or more payable over 5 years. Complete and return the Heritage Society brochure before 12 May.

“I donated to support Sigma’s leadership education grants and membership subsidies. May this donation contribute to molding more future nursing leaders globally.”

— Adrian Russell Apostol Sta. Cruz, annual donor

“I donated to support my admiration of nurse colleagues throughout the world and in support of the science and wonder of nursing.”

— Richard Ricciardi, annual donor

“I would like to give back to the profession that has given me and my family everything.”

— Robert Briseno, annual donor

“I am grateful and blessed that my journey to my nursing leadership degree has earned me a place in Sigma. It is ever so important to empower future nurse to strong, well versed leader of tomorrow.”

— Vernita Ford, monthly donor

“So many of my peers and mentors have paid it forward with me. I am grateful to be able to continue that support of the next generation of nurses who will transform the profession.”

— Karen Gorton, Heritage Society member and annual donor

“Sigma research grants typically support young nurse researchers who are budding scholars. I want to help them bloom!”

— Deidre Wipke-Tevis, annual donor