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Leaders Hosting Receptions to Raise Awareness and Funds for the Second Century!

Diane Heller, MMSc, RDN, LD, FAND, hosted a reception in her Marietta, Georgia home on Sunday, December 11, 2016 to create some grassroots awareness and raise funds for the Academy Foundation’s Second Century Initiative. More than 40 Academy members and students from around the area attended, with a program that included Academy President-elect and [...]

By |2016-12-20T14:25:01-06:00December 20th, 2016|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Deadline Approaching: Academy Foundation Awards

The deadline to apply for the Academy Foundation Awards is February 1, 2017. Do not miss your chance to take advantage of this special member benefit! Each year, the Academy Foundation makes available over 35 awards for Academy members, whether they are students or practicing RDNs. The awards range from $250-$5,000 and are focused [...]

By |2016-12-19T10:32:41-06:00December 19th, 2016|Foundation News|0 Comments

December Monthly Message

Happy Holidays from the Entire Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Board of Directors! This holiday season, I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to the Academy Foundation over the years for the trust you showed in us when you made a donation. We are grateful for your generosity and take [...]

By |2018-03-01T13:10:59-06:00December 14th, 2016|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

New Foundation Award for Affiliates!

Is your affiliate looking for a speaker for an educational event? Seeking highly qualified speakers who can address food and culinary issues? The Food and Culinary Professionals DPG has funded a speakers bureau through the Academy Foundation, so consider applying for a FCP/Academy Foundation speaker grant. The Academy Foundation will fund up to five grants [...]

By |2016-12-06T14:16:20-06:00December 6th, 2016|Foundation News|0 Comments

Academy Foundation Leaders Hosting Receptions to Raise Awareness and Funds for the Second Century!

Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD, FAND, hosted a reception in her Dallas, Texas home on Thursday, December 1, 2016 to create some grassroots awareness and raise funds for the Academy’s Second Century Initiative. Thirty-eight Academy members and students from around the area attended, enjoying the evening with food and refreshments catered by culinary expert and [...]

By |2016-12-07T10:34:07-06:00December 6th, 2016|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

December Kids Eat Right Everyday Heroes

YaQutullah Ibraheem Muhammad, MS, RDN, LD (Georgia) Sharing the Tossed Treasures presentation with high school students at my former school in Atlanta, Ga. was a real treat and blessing. The students were eager to learn, participate and volunteer answers during the presentation. It really made we realize how much we have to share with those [...]

By |2016-11-29T11:32:49-06:00November 29th, 2016|Everyday Heroes|0 Comments

Apply Now for the CDR Advanced Practice Residency Grant

This grant provides funding for the establishment of new advanced practice residency programs that adhere to the ACEND Advanced Practice Residency Guidelines and for existing programs that require enhancements in order to meet the ACEND Advanced Practice Residency Guidelines. Grant amount: $30,000 (maximum) Download the application on the Scholarship and Funding page under the Program [...]

By |2017-10-31T10:19:03-05:00November 17th, 2016|Foundation News|0 Comments

Exciting News from the Commission on Dietetic Registration

The deadline to apply for the Commission on Dietetic Registration Faculty Fellowship, which provides awards for individuals with doctoral degrees seeking to become RDNs, is December 2. Eligibility Requirements The applicant must be an U.S. citizen or non-citizen with the ability to work in the United States The applicant must be a current faculty member [...]

By |2017-10-31T10:18:07-05:00November 17th, 2016|Foundation News|0 Comments

November Monthly Message: Giving Thanks

November is a time for giving thanks. I am thankful for the dedicated volunteer board and committee members I work with at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation who have a passion for our profession and work tirelessly to help change lives and make a difference. November also kicks off the holiday and end-of-year [...]

By |2018-03-01T13:11:05-06:00November 16th, 2016|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

Dawn Jackson Blatner Gives Back!

"I support the Foundation with my time and resources because we all win in a thriving profession. The Foundation has programs that impact students, professionals, kids, communities and the profession as a whole!" Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN, has experienced great success over her career due to her hard work, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit. A private [...]

By |2016-11-03T14:29:24-05:00November 3rd, 2016|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments