• A Portrait of Saskatchewan Nurses in Military Times - a SNF fundraising initiative

    Saskatchewan nurses have a long history of enlisting and serving in the military. Working overseas in military hospitals and casualty clearing stations, these nurses played an integral role during military times.    More                                                                                           

    Photo: Saskatchewan Archives Board R-A15549-5

 

Welcome

The Saskatchewan Nurses Foundation (SNF) is a registered charity that provides financial assistance to eligible nurses whose objective is to enhance their nursing practice by furthering their education in nursing.

SNF is managed by a Board of Directors which consists of six members from the nursing profession and two members from the public. One representative from each of the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' Association and the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses are also members of the Board. A part time Executive Director is responsible for day to day operations.

What does SNF do?

  • Supports Saskatchewan Registered Nurses with their lifelong learning goals
  • Facilitates fund raising to support bursaries
  • Fosters retention of Registered Nurses within Saskatchewan.  After graduation, SNF bursary recipients are required to work in the province for one year for every $1,000 received
  • Honors Registered Nurses who have made significant contributions while living and working in Saskatchewan
  • Recognizes individuals or groups who have sponsored nursing bursaries

Bursary Sources

SNF is supported by donations from members of the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' Association (SRNA), nursing school alumnae associations, corporate groups and individuals like you.

Charitable Status

SNF is a charity registered with Revenue Canada.  Receipts are issued to all donors for income tax purposes.

All contributions will be recognized. Donations made in memory of an individual will be recognized with a card of notification. Acknowledgment of these donations will also be included in the "In Memorium" book.  Information about establishing a "named" bursary may be obtained by contacting the Foundation directly.

Interested individuals may support the SNF through;

  • Purchasing an annual membership
  • Personal donations
  • "in Memory" bequests
  • Planned giving