Changing lives, one spine at a time.

The NuVasive Spine Foundation (NSF) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to facilitating mission trips that bring life-changing spine surgery, technology and training to medically under-resourced communities around the globe.



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Our Focus

  • Supporting life-changing spine surgery to individuals around the world with limited access to high quality medical treatment.
  • Partnering with committed surgeons domestic and abroad to develop sustainable spine treatment programs and advance the quality of spine care in disadvantaged communities.
  • Upholding our core belief that it is our responsibility to help share NuVasive’s expertise in spine technology and to bring that technology to communities around the world.

NSF By the Numbers


spine surgeries


hours training
local surgeons


In mission trip funding,
NuVasive product and services

What's new with NSF?

Application Instructions:

  1. Complete the application form – Please be as detailed as possible.
  2. The NSF staff will review your request for grant eligibility.
  3. If eligible, your request will be reviewed and decided on by the NSF Grants
  4. You will be notified via email regarding the committee’s decision.
  5. If approved, you will work with NSF staff to fulfill your approved grant.

Please Note: Requests must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the mission date.

Questions? Please contact, Jamie Hagan: 858.766.1426 or

Please Note: This NSF funding request form is for grants in support of nonprofit organizations focused on providing life-changing spine surgery in disadvantaged communities across the globe. If you have a request that is in support of a research project, educational event, or fellowship program directly related to spine, please visit NuVasive Corporate Grants.