Impact Partners

Founded in 2006, the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare’s mission
is to improve healthcare through nursing. We make grants that advance scholarship, leadership and innovation, and collaborate on initiatives with other leaders in the nursing field, with a focus on fostering new partnerships across the philanthropic, business, policy and education sectors.The Jonas Center is funded through the Barbara and Donald Jonas Family Fund, a larger initiative that also supports programs that focus on mental health and at-risk youth.

American Nurses Foundation is dedicated to transforming the nation’s health through the power of nursing. It helps nurses help people by supporting, recognizing and investing in the 3.6 million nurses across the United States. Learn more about the American Nurses Foundation and recognize nursing excellence at

For more than 45 years, Walden University has supported working professionals in achieving their academic goals and making a greater impact in their professions and their communities. Students from all 50 states in the U.S. and more than 150 countries are pursuing their bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees online at Walden. The university offers more than 85 degree programs with more than 435 specializations and concentrations. Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. Walden is one of more than 70 institutions in 25 countries that comprise the Laureate International Universities network. For more information about Walden, visit

E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation  - The E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation was formed in 1975 as the E. Rhodes Carpenter Foundation
by E. Rhodes Carpenter, founder of the Richmond, Virginia based company now known as Carpenter Co.

Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation  - The Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation cultivates nurse leaders, supports nursing research and innovations, and disseminates new models of care—all critical to transforming our health-care system into one that is more patient-centered, accessible, equitable, and affordable; one that delivers the high-quality care patients need and deserve. Learn more about the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation and our approach to nursing-driven innovation.