In 1991, the AORN Foundation was created as the non-profit philanthropic arm of AORN, the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, to support nurses through education, research and patient safety initiatives. The AORN Foundation is a national public, tax-exempt, charitable organization headquartered in Denver, CO dedicated to supporting nurses who make surgery safe.
MSN, RN, CNOR, CRNFA(e), FAAN
“I benefited myself from AORN Foundation scholarships and I like to think that AORN has received some return on their investment in me.”
Meet Our Board
The AORN Foundation Board of Trustees serves the mission of the organization as global thought leaders representing healthcare professionals from nursing and the medical device industry.
Our Financial Stewardship
We remain committed to maintaining low fundraising and operating costs to maximize your investment in our mission.