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Impact Stories

Sector: Foundation

Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Improve Health Care by Transforming the Nursing Profession

In 2010, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) published a groundbreaking report that called for transforming the nursing profession to meet the demands of an increasingly complex healthcare system. The IOM’s recommendations became the impetus for The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a nationwide, multidisciplinary initiative launched jointly by AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert … Continued

Creating a Better World for Children

Since it began grantmaking in St. Louis in 1998, Deaconess Foundation has envisioned a community that places a high priority on the well-being and healthy development of children and youth—especially the most vulnerable and least well-served. “It’s an attainable ideal—but only if the allocation of resources, benefits, and opportunities is equitable and not determinable by … Continued