Thanks to our donors and grant partners, the Sigma Foundation for Nursing provides annual funding for research grants, leadership education grants, membership subsidies, and Sigma initiatives. In the current fiscal year, US $400,000 in support is available to nurses in every global region.

US $200,000
for research grants

US $150,000
for leadership development

US $50,000
for Sigma initiatives

Research grants empower nurses


Research grants empower nurses from every global region to advance nursing science. These grants are awarded annually and cover an array of topics.

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View available nursing research grants »


Leadership development assistance is available to members through grants to attend Sigma events and subsidies to accept or maintain Sigma membership. This assistance helps members connect and collaborate in person and virtually with nurses from other communities and global regions.

See the current leadership education grant recipients » 
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Leadership development assistance 
MCHNLA-Africa participants and project team at Thyolo District Hospital 


Financial support is available to Sigma every year for new initiatives that support its mission to develop nurse leaders anywhere to improve healthcare everywhere.

Learn about a program supported by the Future Fund»