The mission of the GAPNA Foundation is to provide financial grants to support scholarly research projects related to gerontological nursing and provide educational opportunities for registered and advanced practice nurses working with older adults. Please support the Foundation’s endeavors by participating in these fun events.

Register for the GAPNA Foundation events during the normal conference registration (when available) process. Participation in Foundation Events may require a separate fee in addition to the conference registration fee.

Best Ball Golf Tournament, September 14, 2022 (12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.)

This year’s Best Ball Golf Tournament will be held at the scenic Grand Cypress Golf Club. We welcome golfers of all abilities and endurance. If you can only last nine holes, you are welcome to play for as long as you last! It is a friendly game aimed at raising the needed funds to support the Foundation’s awards for projects and research. Cost $150, including club rentals.

Annual Fun Run/Walk, September 16, 2022 (6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.)

Join us for an invigorating morning walk run around the beautiful campus at the Hyatt Grand Cypress Hotel. All levels of walkers and runners are welcome. Join the fun and watch the sun rise! Be a part of “walking the talk” at the Foundation’s Fun Run Walk! Cost $25.

Chapter Raffle at the Foundation Booth, September 15-17, 2022 (Exhibit Hall)

Don’t miss your chance to win one of the bountiful baskets donated by GAPNA Chapters to support the Foundation as raffle items. Final drawing will be on the last day of the Exhibit Hall. You must be present to win and to carry your prizes home with you.