Award Amount
Award Application Period

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be a current GAPNA member. If you are not a current member, you may include a GAPNA membership application and fee with the grant application.

Grant Requirements

  • Each grant is time limited and must be used during the 12 months following award.
  • Grant funds must be used strictly for expenses related to the proposed research/project. No indirect or tuition expenses will be covered.

Proposal Requirements

  • The proposal must be relevant to the nursing care of older adults.
  • Evidence-based: examines and/or provides support for decision making in clinical practice, and
  • Outcomes-based: designed to measure and improve health outcomes for older adults.

Review Criteria

The reviewers will evaluate the application using the following criteria:

  • Overall impact
  • Significance
  • Investigator
  • Innovation
  • Approach
  • Environment

GAPNA Foundation Grants applications are accepted January 1 through May 15.