AANA Foundation

Mission: Advancing the Science of Anesthesia Through Education and Research.  

AANA Foundation Core Values: Knowledge, Integrity, Excellence, and Stewardship.

Established in 1981, the AANA Foundation is a charitable organization devoted to anesthesia research, education and development. The Foundation serves as the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. The AANA is the professional association for more than 45,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and student registered nurse anesthetists (SRNAs) nationwide. The Foundation funds scholarships, doctoral fellowships, post-doctoral fellowships, research grants, general poster sessions, oral "State of the Science" poster sessions and doctoral mentorships.

For more information about the AANA Foundation, click here.  

Click here for ways to give to the AANA Foundation.

2024 10th Annual AANA Foundation Golf Tournament

If you are interested in supporting the AANA Foundation, or would like to help plan and raise sponsor support for the 10th Annual AANA Foundation Golf Tournament in Ashland, contact Becky VanWinkle, NANA’s Nebraska State Advocate to the AANA Foundation, at [email protected].

Be sure to purchase your raffle tickets, need not be present to win. Raffle baskets are currently being assembled. If you would like to donate items, or purchase raffle tickets ($5 each or 5 tickets for $20), contact Becky VanWinkle or Venmo @Becky-VanWinkle-1.

2024 10th Annual AANA Foundation Golf Tournament


  • Amy Graham
  • Logan Meisinger
  • Sara Theoharis
  • Melissa McMurray with Farm Bureau Financial Services


  • Leslie Bonnet

9 a.m. Shotgun Start on Saturday July 22, at the Ashland Golf Club.