About Us


The mission of the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is to improve health status and quality of care through nurse practitioner innovations in education, research, health policy, service, and philanthropy.


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  • Promote access to high quality health care
  • Eliminate health care disparities
  • Enhance nurse practitioner leadership in healthcare
  • Promote research opportunities to improve health outcomes
  • Facilitate policy analysis to improve health outcomes and care delivery/systems

Strategic Focus

Our strategic focus is both national and international. The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation will:

  • Engage in new research opportunities
  • Foster innovative interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Expand access to quality care
  • Facilitate professional and patient educational opportunities
  • Provide NP resource support to public health policy makers

Diversity Statement

The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation (NPHF) celebrates, respects, and values the inherent worth of every individual, and is committed to promoting the inclusion of every single person into the healthcare system. Read more.


The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is an IRS 501(c)(3) organization. It was established by a volunteer founding board of Nurse Practitioner leaders and corporate professionals as independent and philanthropic.

Board of Trustees

The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is governed by a voluntary Board of Trustees. The Board is comprised of nurse practitioners and other members of the larger healthcare community.

Honorary Board

The Honorary Board is composed of key individuals who support our mission and who share with us their wisdom, experience, and advice.

Nurse Practitioner - Practice Resources Online

Introducing NP-PRO. Nurse Practitioner - Practice Resources Online (NP-PRO), a service that connects members to the resources they want, when and where they want it. NP-PRO is an on-demand, non-commercial and neutral marketplace, focused on point-of-service resources for patient care. Resources include patient education materials, product coupons, samples and vouchers, product information, general disease state resources, and a variety of patient assistance programs for each product. Currently, there are over 11,000 resources, and the numbers are expanding as the community increases. In addition, members have access to easy-to-use interfaces to search Billing & Coding and the largest database of US clinical trials to find those suitable for patients. Membership is free.