Friends of Nursing Scholarships & Grants

Friends of Nursing (FON)

Friends of Nursing (FON) promotes professional excellence in nursing at Stanford Health Care.

Founded in 1981, this philanthropic organization raises funds and provides up to $10,000/year to support patient education, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and staff professional development.

FON Eligibility

Are you ready for some FON???

FON ScholarshipFON Scholarship Application

fon-grants-e1522972486192.pngFON Grant Application

Get ready to have FON!

Friends of Nursing Recipients

Congratulations to Stanford Health Care’s Friends of Nursing December 2017 Recipients!  The recipients were announced at the 2017 Stanford Health Care Tree Lighting Ceremony.

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(picturedabove- from left: Jovy Bora Clinical Nurse, previous recipient of a FON Award; Dale Beatty VP of Patient Care Services; Lauren Dolan and Camela Baron, recipients of the FON Grant)

Friends of Nursing Scholarship Recipients:

Heather Swan,
Clinical Nurse II, Main Operating Room

Fritzie Yow,
Clinical Nurse III,
Main Operating Room

Friends of Nursing Grant Recipients:

Camela Baron,
Clinical Nurse II, E1

Lauren Dolan,
Unit Educator, F Ground

Support Friends of Nursing

Friends of Nursing is supported by donations.To offer your support, please contact Nanette Trias in Nursing Administration, MCC 5221 or email  Friends of Nursing accepts donations by check only.  For questions, please email

To additional questions about Friends of Nursing, please contact Katie Stephens, MSN, RN, CNL, PCCN – Nursing Excellence Program Director at, O: 816-769-6375.

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