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The Mission of the Oklahoma Nurses Foundation

ONF is the charitable and philanthropic arm of ONA . ONF supports ONA and its work to promote the welfare and well-being of nurses, and advance the nursing profession, thereby enhancing the health of the public .


The Oklahoma Nurses Foundation will become recognized, preeminent nursing philanthropic organization in Oklahoma that supports the continued growth and development of nursing and serves to advance the work of the nursing profession .


  • Advocate for the health of the public, the nursing profession and the strategies and programs of the Oklahoma Nurses Foundation.

  • Expand the Nursing Research Grants program.

  • Serve as the national conduit for scholarships that will promote entry into nursing and educational development within the profession.

  • Insure each program of the Oklahoma Nurses Foundation addresses the multifaceted issues of cultural competency and ethnic diversity.

  • Increase and sustain the commitment of donors supporting the work of the Oklahoma Nurses Foundation.

  • Helping nurses understand their leadership role and how important it is to be vocal about the needs of their patients. 

The Oklahoma Nurses Foundation is a separate 501 (c) 3 dedicated to research and scholarly endeavor. You can help advance the nursing profession by supporting nursing research with your monetary donation.

Chris Weigel
ONF President
Chris Weigel

Honoring Your Colleague
The Gift of Recognition

Support the work of ONF by giving the Gift of Recognition to your nursing colleague.

The Oklahoma Nurses Foundation is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3 charitable organization, FEIN: 73-1165207