Our History Supporting Nursing


2019
American Academy of Nursing Policy Fellows (2014 – 2020)

American Academy of Nursing Policy Fellows (2014 – 2020)

Jonas funded the Jonas Policy Scholars at the American Academy of Nursing (AAN), comprised of 12 Jonas Policy Scholars who supported the work of 12 AAN Expert Panels. Amount: $175,000; 2018-20 $64,800 Updates:  Active Convening emerging Nurse Policy leaders: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 at AAN conference Leadership: Academic/Policy mentorship..Read More

2018
2017
Lead Poisoning Education Nurse.com (2017) Online open access Course

Lead Poisoning Education Nurse.com (2017) Online open access Course

A grant to support a free online nursing continuing education course designed to enhance nurses’ ability to reduce lead poisoning in children. Amount: $12,000 Updates: Active: CEU offering available on NURSE.com Jonas Funding updated curriculum and made offering free for 3 months in 2017 Over 11,700 Nurses completed the course

Woodhull Study Revisited George Washington University (2017)

Woodhull Study Revisited George Washington University (2017)

A grant to support The Woodhull Study Revisited, which aims to replicate the 1997 Woodhull Study on Nursing and the Media to determine the extent to which there has been an increase in nurses being used as sources in leading print media, and to assess their representation in the changing..Read More

2016
School Nursing Cooke Center (2016-2017)

School Nursing Cooke Center (2016-2017)

A grant to support the important role of school nurses, which funded a full-time registered nurse at the Cooke Center Grammar School, who plays a vital role in ensuring that the daily medical needs and personal health goals of every student at the school are being met appropriately. Amount: $50,000..Read More

End of Life: Defining Hope (2016)

End of Life: Defining Hope (2016)

A grant to support the development and production of the film Defining Hope. Amount: $125,000 Updates: Funding partnership with ANF (Jonas secured additional funding from Blaustein Foundation & Carpenter Foundation). Broadcast 1,000 times on PBS stations, reaching 81% of tv viewing audience ( DJ and DC worked with PBS to..Read More

2015
End of Life:  Dying in America (2015) website

End of Life: Dying in America (2015) website

This grant supported the multi-media project Dying In America.  The goal of the project was to lessen the mystery and fear that surrounds the dying process, look it squarely in the face, and begin to view it as a natural experience that can be improved upon and embraced. Amount: $150,000..Read More

2014
2013
Khan Academy to develop NCLEX-RN modules

Khan Academy to develop NCLEX-RN modules

2013-14 A grant to Khan Academy and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to support an international contest that generated free online healthcare tutorials, specifically to support graduates of nursing programs in preparation for the NCLEX-RN exam. Amount: $275,000 to Khan Academy 2014-15  Develop new and improved healthcare-related..Read More

2012
AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Program (2012-2015)

AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Program (2012-2015)

Jonas was a proud co-sponsor of the newly developed AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Program, a world-class leadership development experience for nursing school deans and directors designed to provide the concepts and tools needed to enhance leadership capacity and hone the skills that are essential to thrive and move forward strategically.  The inaugural..Read More

2011
Transitional Care Model (2011-2012)

Transitional Care Model (2011-2012)

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in collaboration with SEPA II PCMH (Patient Centered Medical Homes) This grant supported a study that addressed the existing knowledge gap around care management for elders suffering from multiple coexisting conditions. With support from Jonas, the Betty Irene Moore Foundation and the Hillman Foundation,..Read More

2010
2008
2006
NURSE FACULTY PRACTICE:  NYU College of Nursing & NYU College of Dentistry (2006-2009)

NURSE FACULTY PRACTICE: NYU College of Nursing & NYU College of Dentistry (2006-2009)

Addressing the Healthcare Challenges of the 21st Century through an Innovative Practice Model To support a Nurse Practitioner (NP) faculty-run clinic providing primary care to under-served and older adults. Through inter-professional collaboration between faculty from NYU Colleges of Nursing and Dentistry, patients are referred to the NP clinic. Specific patient..Read More

NURSE RESIDENCY PROGRAM:  New York Presbyterian Medical Center (2006-2009)

NURSE RESIDENCY PROGRAM: New York Presbyterian Medical Center (2006-2009)

The primary aim of the project was to implement and evaluate a nurse residency program for new graduate nurses to provide support for successful integration into the organization and decrease the turnover among new graduate nurses.  As a part of the residency program, new graduate nurses were paired with mentors,..Read More