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GAPNA Foundation
PO Box 591
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32004



The mission of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association Foundation, Inc. (GAPNAF) is twofold:

  1. to provide financial grants to support scholarly research and projects related to gerontological nursing, and
  2. to provide educational opportunities for registered nurses and advanced practice nurses working with older adults.

GAPNA Foundation Grants

Applications for the GAPNA Foundation Grants are accepted from March 15 – May 15.

Board of Directors

  • Elizabeth Galik, Chairman
  • Nancy Wilens, Vice Chair
  • Jennifer Serafin, Secretary
  • M. Catherine Wollman,  Treasurer
  • Joanne Miller, Grant Manager
  • Marianne Shaughnessy, Grant Development
  • Suzanne Ransehousen, Resource Development
  • MJ Henderson, Resource Development

Founding Contributors to the GAPNA Foundation

  • Chicagoland Chapter of GAPNA
  • Ohio Chapter of GAPNA
  • Great Lakes Chapter of GAPNA
  • Gulf Coast Chapter of GAPNA
  • Lynn Chilton, DSN, GNP
  • Virginia Lee Cora, DSN, GNP
  • MJ Henderson, MSN, GNP
  • Charlotte Kelley, MSN, GNP
  • Barbara B Phillips, DNS, GNP
  • Mary Pat Rapp, PhD, GNP
  • Barbara Resnick, PhD, GNP
  • Sharon MaGuire, GNP