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Remembering Joncier Greene during Black History Month: Her Legacy and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

In honor of Black History Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation celebrates pioneers who have made a lasting impact. Joncier Greene, MS, RD was a trailblazer within the nutrition and dietetics profession. As an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics member for 29 years, she served in several leadership capacities at the local and [...]

By |2021-02-22T11:14:59-06:00February 19th, 2021|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Past Foundation Fellow Debbie Petitpain Shares Her Insight on How Our Foundation Empowers Students on the RD2BE Podcast

Academy Spokesperson, Debbie Petitpain, MS, RDN, LDN recently joined the RD2BE Podcast as a guest with host and past Foundation Board member, Carl Barnes, MS, RD to discuss ways our Foundation empowers students to succeed on their path to a career in nutrition and dietetics. Over the course of Petitpain’s 20-year career, she has received [...]

By |2021-02-24T08:59:25-06:00February 18th, 2021|Foundation News|0 Comments

Free Webinar: Improving Food and Nutrition Security in America: An Opportunity for Food Retail Dietitians

Join the Academy Foundation and host Allison Yoder, MA, RDN, LD for a free webinar and earn 1.5 CPEUs on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from 1-2:30 p.m. (Central time). Discover the levers driving heightened food security awareness, hear government and policy updates addressing food and nutrition security in America, learn about resources available to assist [...]

By |2021-02-18T15:19:54-06:00February 18th, 2021|Foundation News|0 Comments

Remembering Sarah Wilder during Black History Month: Her Legacy and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

In honor of Black History Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation celebrates pioneers who have made a lasting impact. Sarah M. Wilder, PhD, RD, was a trailblazer within the Academy and the nutrition and dietetics profession. As a founding member of the Academy’s National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and [...]

By |2021-02-15T13:26:08-06:00February 15th, 2021|Foundation News, Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Achieves Charity Navigator’s 4 Star Rating

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation has once again received a 4 Star Charity Navigator rating, its highest possible rating.  Charity Navigator is the largest and most utilized charity evaluator in America, helping to guide intelligent giving by evaluating the financial health, accountability and transparency of over 9,000 charities. This achievement reflects the diligent [...]

By |2021-02-03T13:29:59-06:00February 3rd, 2021|Foundation News|0 Comments

January Chair Message

Happy New Year! On behalf of our Foundation Board of Directors and Staff, I wish you a happy and successful 2021! We are looking forward to another prosperous year contributing to the lives of hundreds of Academy members through our annual scholarships, awards and research grants.  We would not be able to positively impact our [...]

By |2021-01-05T10:58:24-06:00January 5th, 2021|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

Donors Partnering with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation to Support Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

The Nutrition and Dietetics Educators and Preceptors group (NDEP) and former Foundation Chair, Diane Heller, MMSC, RDN, LD, FAND have committed significant support for the development a Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Fellowship. The Foundation’s Fellowship program deploys dynamic registered dietitian nutritionists in the U.S. and globally to address the greatest food and nutrition challenges throughout [...]

By |2020-12-09T08:41:48-06:00December 7th, 2020|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Grace L. Ostenso Nutrition and Public Policy Fellows

The Grace Ostenso estate has gifted $208,208 to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation to fund two Grace L. Ostenso Nutrition and Public Policy Fellows. These fellowships are a joint opportunity between our Foundation, the Academy and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and provide the opportunity to spend one year [...]

By |2020-12-07T09:30:15-06:00December 7th, 2020|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

December Chair Message

Happy Holidays!Our Foundation will be quite busy during this holiday season! In December, we plan to open applications for a number of opportunities, including our 2021 Award and Research Grants. Applicants can apply for funding for continuing education, recognition, international, and program development awards, as well as funding for innovative research in nutrition and dietetics. [...]

By |2020-12-02T10:32:52-06:00December 2nd, 2020|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

October Chair Message

Our Foundation is Dedicated to Helping Students at all Levels of Study! Ask Academy members about our Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and most will tell you how proud they are of our commitment to students through our annual scholarship program. As a lifelong educator, this means the world to me as well, and [...]

By |2020-09-30T10:05:30-05:00September 30th, 2020|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments
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