Corporate Giving

Partnering with the AORN Foundation to provide quality education demonstrates your support and commitment to perioperative nurses.

Supporting Individuals

Education Grants

Funding an educational grant allows your company to award deserving nurses the opportunity to attend the AORN Surgical Conference & Expo. Your support ensures nurses will be able to continue their education by participating in the Conference’s educational sessions, networking opportunities, vendor demonstrations, and poster displays.
Contact Twilla Barlow, AORN Foundation Director, for more information at

Named and Endowed Scholarships

Creating a scholarship demonstrates your commitment to the future of perioperative nursing. Your scholarship will be awarded to a deserving nursing student enrolled in an accredited institution seeking a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral Degree. Named scholarships require a minimum gift of $5,000, and endowed scholarships require a minimum gift of $25,000.

Supporting the Profession

Educational Programs

Align your strategic business goals with AORN’s quality educational formats by working with our team of perioperative nurse experts. Partnering opportunities include regional seminars, online modules, webinars, and tool kits. Affiliate your company with quality AORN education that addresses issues and practices that can improve productivity, positive outcomes, and patient and workplace safety in the OR.

Event Sponsorship

Events at the AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo in Boston include the Boston T-Party Evening Event, a Zumba class, a yoga class, and a 4-day Steps to Health Challenge. Every year, participation in these fun, active events are highlights of the Conference for the nurse attendees and industry representatives. All the proceeds directly support the AORN Foundation.

Silent Auction

The Silent Auction at the annual AORN Surgical Conference & Expo supports the Foundation’s education and scholarship programs. Each year the auction features must-have items and draws in attendees as they shop between sessions. Participate in the fun by donating an item in one of the following categories: tablets and tech items, jewelry and accessories, nurse memorabilia, art and pottery, and gift cards.
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For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Twilla Barlow, AORN Foundation Director, at