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Connecticut Nurses' Foundation

The Connecticut Nurses Foundation works to ensure the future of nursing and quality of health care delivery by connecting the past, improving the present and anticipating the future of nursing in the state of Connecticut. The Connecticut Nurses’ Foundation (CNF) is the primary philanthropic nursing organization and 501(c)3 charity in the state of Connecticut, organized in 1983 for the purpose of supporting and advancing the profession of nursing and promoting the health of the citizens of the state of Connecticut.



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Nursing Scholarships

Scholarships available for nursing students, registered nurses, nurse leaders and researchers  in achieving higher levels of education, professional success, and pursue contributions to the profession of nursing and health care.

Deadline June 15th Each Year





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Nightingale Tribute

For Nurses Who Have Passed

Honor the life of a nurse with the reading of the Nightingale Tribute at their service.

If you know of a friend, colleague, or family member who deserves to be recognized and honored for their commitment to nursing, please find the tribute below. Contact the Connecticut Nurses Foundation with any questions or concerns.

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