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Our Vision

The vision of the Missouri Nurses Foundation will connect the past, improve the present, and anticipate the future of nursing in Missouri.

Our Mission

The mission of the Missouri Nurses Foundation promotes and advance the nursing profession and enhance the health and well-being of Missourians.

Our Purpose

The purpose of the Missouri Nurses Foundation is the following:

  • To operate the Missouri Nurses Foundation in accordance with the Foundation’s status as a 501(c)(3) and as a corporation organized under the Missouri Non-Profit Corporation Act.
  • To receive, maintain, and distribute funds and other forms of property, as appropriate, in support of activities and programs undertaken by the Missouri Nurses Foundation within the scope of a 501(c)(3).
  • To support opportunities for the development, maintenance, and enhancement of high-quality professional nursing in Missouri.
  • To foster, in collaboration with nursing, community, and health-related organizations, the professional nursing role in promoting and improving the quality of healthcare and healthcare outcomes for all Missourians.

Nursing License Plate Now Available in Missouri!

The Missouri Nurses Foundation (MNF), a nonprofit working to promote the future of nursing, seeks to build camaraderie among and visibility of nurses in our state and is sponsoring a specialty license plate celebrating Missouri nurses. As an engaged nurse, MNF is offering you the opportunity to be among the first to drive with pride in your nursing profession.

Visit the license plate information page for more details

Board of Directors

  • Nelda Godfrey, President
  • Linda Sue Hammonds, Vice President
  • Terry Bryant, Secretary
  • Margaret Mata, Treasurer
  • Corinne Fessenden
  • Shirley Farrah
  • Amy Vogelsmeier
  • Kristine L’Ecuyer
  • James, Lang, III
  • Karen Johnson, Alternate Member
  • Jill Kliethermes, Chief Executive Officer
  • Heidi N. Lucas, MONA State Director