The purpose of the Foundation is to operate exclusively for charitable,
scientific, literary or educational purposes and to provide financial
support in the furtherance of these mission purposes. The Foundation is
one of the ways nurse attorneys give back to their profession and their
In 1984 the TAANA Foundation was incorporated as a Maryland charitable organization by Cynthia Ellen Northrop who was the visionary leader behind the formation of TAANA and the Foundation. Some TAANA Members, including myself, personally knew Cynthia Northrop and were professionally influenced her.
The purpose of the Foundation is to operate exclusively for charitable or educational purposes and to provide financial support to recognized charitable institutions or in the furtherance of charitable or educational works.
Some of the Foundation accomplishments are:
The TAANA Foundation fosters the education of nurse attorneys, impacts health policy and law by honoring leaders and supporting issues important to the professional organization and interfaces directly with the public. The Foundation serves a role in nurse attorneys giving back to their profession and their communities.
Support the Foundation. The Foundation relies on contributions from nurse attorneys and the public. The TAANA Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity. Donations are tax deductible to the extent of the law. Donations may be made to the Student Scholarship, general Foundation charitable fund or in honor or in memory of someone at any time. Donations can be made at the Foundation website, http://taana.org/foundation/donation/, by downloading “printable donation form” on the same page, or with annual membership dues, with registration for TAANA’s annual educational conference, contacting the Foundation’s Administrator, or in person at the Annual Meeting. Thank you for your continued support and generosity.Randi Kopf, RN, MS, JD