Research Grant

ACHNE Announces Funds Available for Small Grant Award Proposals for Research Studies and EBP Project Proposals!

Research Grant

The purpose of this small grant funding is to provide seed money, pilot funding, or total funding for small studies with promising contributions to public health nursing (PHN) or PHN education.

The applicant must be a member of ACHNE, have a master's or doctoral degree, or enrolled in a doctoral program.

Three proposals will be funded based on a maximum grant fund of up to $7,500, $2,500 per grant. Funds will be awarded at the ACHNE Annual Institute, May 30 - June 1, 2019, at the Phoenix, Arizona. 

Proposals must be submitted by February 15, 2019.at 5:00 pm EST. For further information, to address any questions, and to submit a proposal, please contact Dr. Kathleen McElroy. Click the links below for the Proposal Guidelines and Application. 

Small Grant Proposal Guidelines and Application


Evidenced-Based Practice (EBP) Project Call for Innovative Proposals

The purpose of this small grant funding is to provide support for EBP Projects that Promote community/public health through effective teaching, mastery of student learning and/or collaborating to improve health outcomes of individuals, families, across the lifespan or groups, communities or systems across the healthcare continuum..

Eligibility for the ACHNE EBP Project Call for Innovative Proposals is limited to active ACHNE membership. The requirement is the EBP Project Lead is an ACHNE member and holds a Master's or Doctoral degree, or be enrolled in a doctoral program.

Total award amount for a single EBP project is capped at $2,500, but may be less. Funds will be awarded at the ACHNE Annual Institute, May 30 - June 1, 2019, at the Phoenix, Arizona. 

Proposals must be submitted by February 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm EST. For further information, to address any questions, and to submit a proposal, please contact Dr. Stephanie Smith. Click the link below for the EBP Project Guidelines and Application. 

EBP Project Guidelines and Application


Wolters-Kluwer Donation Awards

The purpose of the Wolters-Kluwer Donation Awards are to incentivize Community/Public Health Nursing (C/PHN) Educators with seed money, pilot funding or total funding for Research Studies or EBP Projects promoting best educational practice in classroom, laboratory and/or clinical settings.

The applicant must:

  • Be a member of ACHNE. Membership must be current at the time of application and at the time of funding. If there are multiple investigators, the Principle Investigator or Project Lead must be an active ACHNE member in at least one ACHNE committee or subcommittee.
  • Hold a full-time appointment with a university, teaching as a C/PHN educator, have a master’s or doctoral degree, or be enrolled in a doctoral program.
  • Doctoral students must have support letter signed by a Dissertation/Project Chair or Dissertation/Project Committee Member who holds a full-time faculty position with a university and who teaches as a C/PHN educator.

A budget of $3000.00 has been donated to the ACHNE Research Committee by Wolters-Kluwer. The ACHNE Research Committee has determined the maximum amount that may be awarded is $1000.00 per award for up to three grant awards. The minimum amount that may be awarded is $500 per award for up to six grant awards. Funds will be awarded at the ACHNE Annual Institute.

Proposals must be submitted by February 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm EST. For further information, to address any questions, and to submit a proposal, please contact Dr. Ann Stalter. Click the link below for the Wolters-Kluwer Donation Guidelines and Application. 

Wolters-Kluwer Donation Guidelines and Application