Critical support for POSNA each year comes from POSNA Direct. Many things have been made possible by the generous support of members donating to POSNA Direct, including:

  • Funding over $400,000 in Research Grants
  •  Expanding the Micro Grant program from ten to twenty $1,000 awards
  • Introducing Virtual Reality Surgery to IPOS participants
  • Adding safety videos to the collection of content on






ANGELA KUO ENDOWMENT FUND  Click here for Award details


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100% of your money goes straight to POSNA. The Board of Directors may allocate POSNA Direct funds help POSNA  accomplish a variety of educational, research and patient care efforts, as well as to maximize long-term viability of POSNA. This donation gives POSNA maximal flexibility to serve both future and present needs.


As POSNA members, we are known for our generosity. We would like you to consider directing your generous philanthropy towards POSNA this year. Donations to POSNA will help POSNA accomplish the things most important to our members: education, patient care initiatives and research. Although POSNA is currently on stable financial footing, there is a very real possibility that our industry support will wane quickly in the near future.

POSNA Direct Levels of Annual Support:

POSNA will acknowledge all levels and pathways of support of our mission through POSNA Direct, OREF/POSNA Annual Giving (Order of Merit), OREF/POSNA Endowment (Shands Circle), and the Angela Kuo Endowment Fund. POSNA will recognize cumulative giving across all these funds with the following levels of support:

  • Bronze ≥ $100 donation
  • Silver ≥ $1000 donation
  • Gold ≥ $5000
  • Contributing: $10,000—$24,999
  • Sustaining: $25,000—$49,999
  • Presidents: $50,000—$99,999
  • Founders: $100,000—$499,999
  • Legends: $500,000—$999,999
  • Legend Elite: $1,000,000+

Thank you to our 2021 Donors!   View the 2021 donors here