CAP Awards and Grants


The Council of Advanced Practitioners acknowledges the contributions of its national members and those impacting the kidney community through annual awards given at the NKF Spring Clinical Meetings. The Council encourages its members to consider submitting nominations for the awards, due August 15 each year. The award categories are:

The Tim Poole Memorial Award
The NKF-CAP Nostradamus Award

Research Grants

The purpose of CAP Research Grants Program is to further knowledge of advance practice issues in the management of kidney failure. The grants may cover basic or applied research in the area of kidney failure, early intervention and treatment of chronic kidney disease, development and evaluation of education programs to enhance patient/family understanding of kidney failure treatment or demonstration projects related to kidney failure and rehabilitation.

NKF will not be accepting or supporting research applications at this time.