Alongside our focus on nursing and healthcare is a deep concern for

social justice and human dignity.

social justice and

human dignity.

driven innovations that promote

equitable, person-centered,

and trustworthy care.

A nurse leans over the patient she's caring for.
Photo by Toni Greaves
Two nurses from the CAPABLE program converse with a patient in her home.
Photo by Sarah Hylton
Nursing as a powerful force for change
Advancing health equity
A nurse sits at a desk looking intently at a computer screen.
Photo by Sarah Hylton
Risk-taking
Personalized support
Strong partnerships
A nurse stands in an empty field with a windmill in the background
Photo by Sarah Hylton
Nursing-driven
Focus on marginalized populations and health equity
Focus on marginalized populations
and health equity
Innovation
Portrait of Rita Hillman
Photo by Sarah Hylton
Rita Hillman with unidentified nursing students
Photo by Sarah Hylton
Portrait of Rita and Alex Hillman
Photo by Sarah Hylton
From the care of art to the art of care
Our founders

Privacy Notice

To help us in the evaluation and analysis of projects, all proposals, documents, communications, and associated materials submitted to The Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation (collectively, “Submission Materials”) will become the property of the Foundation and will be shared with other members of the Advisory Committee, Board of Directors, and other funding partners or potential funding partners. We will report publicly on the number of applications received.

The proposals, in addition to analysis by our staff and consultants, may be subject to confidential external review by independent subject-matter experts, potential co-funders, and (for educational purposes only) participants in the Hillman Scholars Program for Nursing Innovation. Please carefully consider the information included in the Submission Materials. If you have any doubts about the wisdom of disclosure of confidential or proprietary information, we recommend you consult with legal counsel and take any steps you deem necessary to protect your intellectual property. You may wish to consider whether such information is critical for evaluating the submission, and whether more general, non-confidential information may be adequate as an alternative for these purposes.

We respect confidential information we receive. Nonetheless, notwithstanding your characterization of any information as being confidential, we may publicly disclose all information contained in Submission Materials to the extent as may be required by law and as is necessary for potential co-funders and external reviewers to evaluate them and the manner and scope of potential funding, consistent with appropriate regulations and their internal guidelines and policies.