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What is The A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc?

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The A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc. was established in 1967 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the provision of high quality maternal, newborn, and well woman health services through the practice of midwifery. Housed in the offices of the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM), the Foundation collaborates closely with and complements the goals of the ACNM.

Because we are a non-profit organization, donations to The A.C.N.M. Foundation are tax deductible as allowed by law.

The A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc. engages in a broad program of activities including:

  • Sponsorship of studies, surveys, and research

  • Publication and dissemination of essays, treatises, and scientific and educational materials

  • Granting of scholarships to nurse midwifery students and post graduates

  • Participation with and support of related public and private non profit agencies and educational institutions

  • Sponsorship of educational and scientific meetings

  • Granting of fellowships for midwives who are in doctoral or post-doctoral studies.


The A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc. was created by members of the American College of Nurse-Midwives in 1967. It was incorporated in New York state for the purposed of advancing the public knowledge and understanding of nurse-midwifery. The Foundation is designated at a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization and all donations to be tax deductible as allowed by law.


Our unique mission is to promote excellence in health care for women, infants and families worldwide through the support of midwifery.

Contact Us

The A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 380272
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02238-0272

General Inquiries: (240) 485-1850
Fax: (617) 876-5822

Rev: 07/15


American College of Nurse-Midwives.
8403 Colesville Rd, Suite 1550 | Silver Spring MD 20910
Phone: 240-485-1800 | Fax: 240-485-1818