Heritage Society 

The Heritage Society major gifts program is a wonderful opportunity for individuals to make an investment in the future of STTI and the nursing profession. And, you can trust that your investment in the Foundation will be preserved while the earnings allow the Foundation to extend STTI’s global reach and make a positive impact on nurses who are improving health worldwide.

Most importantly, you can decide where you want to designate your support …nursing ResearchLeadership, Future or the Unrestricted fund. All rates listed in US dollars and may be adjusted according to the country Gross National Income per World Bank.

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Virginia HendersonVirginia Henderson Fellows Program

Hundreds of STTI members and friends of nursing have made a Virginia Henderson Fellow donation since this special giving program was introduced in honor of the beloved and esteemed Virginia Avenel Henderson (1897-1996). To become a fellow, you may choose to pledge US $2,000 annually for five consecutive years — payable on a schedule that meets your needs — or make a one-time cash donation of US $10,000.  Learn more about how you can become a Virginia Henderson Fellow.

Why I became a Virginia Henderson Fellow


Major Fellowships & Societies

The STTI Foundation for Nursing’s Major Gift Fellowships & Societies provide opportunities for  philanthropic growth and giving that enable you to significantly impact nurses and nursing.

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Sigma Theta Tau Fellow — Donors who make a cash gift of US $20,000 ($4,000 a year for five years) are recognized at this giving level. 

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Philanthropic Caring Society — Cash contributors of US $50,000 ($10,000 a year for five years) are recognized at this level.

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Billye BrownBillye Brown Fellow — In appreciation of past STTI President Dr. Billye Brown’s efforts to support and sustain the organization’s future, individuals who register planned gifts (will, irrevocable life-insurance policy, trust, etc.) valued at US $50,000 are recognized at this level. Up to ten percent of the gift may be designated for one or more chapters.

Pillar Society
Pillar Society — Cumulative cash gifts and irrevocable planned gifts (at present value) totaling US $100,000 or more are recognized at this level. This distinction may also be bestowed upon donors posthumously

 Learn more about how you can make a major gift.

Why Sigma?