Apply to the Disability Inclusion in Nursing Grants Program

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We are now accepting applications for Disability Inclusion in Nursing: A Grants Program to Advance Innovation and Systems Approaches for Nursing Education and Practice

The deadline to apply is September 3, 2024.

We invite you to learn more about the Disability Inclusion in Nursing Program, including: 

  • eligibility requirements, 
  • selection criteria, 
  • components of the application, and 
  • key dates for the application cycle. 

You can learn more about the Disability Inclusion in Nursing Program here.

Support for this grants program was provided in part by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  

How To Apply

Key Dates

May 16, 2024 - Application portal opens

September 3, 2024 - Application deadline @ 11:59 PM

December 16, 2024 - Notification to applicants

February 1, 2025 – January 31, 2028 - Period of grant support

Important Information

Each project will be selected to receive $50 - $75K annually over a three-year project period (inclusive of indirect costs, which are capped at 10%)

Applications may be submitted by nursing faculty or practicing nurses

  • At least one of the principal investigators must hold a degree in nursing (e.g., MS, DNP, PhD) credential and have an active role in clinical practice and/or teaching

Priority will be given to those projects that are:

  • Co-created with learners and people with disabilities
  • Based in the clinical learning environment

Grant applications will be evaluated on the following basis:

  • General information demonstrating readiness for institutional change
  • Strong evidence of co-creation with those with disabilities in the design and leadership of the project 
  • Strong evidence of co-creation between nurses and learners in the design and leadership of the project
  • Feasibility of the project, given resources, timeline, and deliverables
  • Importance and originality
  • Sustainability after the period of project support ends
  • Strong evidence of replicability, scalability, and potential for spread
  • Strong evidence of institutional commitment as demonstrated through letters of support from nursing schools and/or affiliated clinical sites, accompanied by matching and/or in-kind support

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