In 2017, there was a great need for support for those who the endured the hurricanes in the Southeast and the wildfires and mudslides in the West and Northwest. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation (Foundation), through its Disaster Relief Funds, awarded over $105,000 in aid to support nearly 80 Academy members and other [...]
Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group Supports the Academy Foundation’s Second Century Campaign with a $150,000 Gift!
The Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group (PNPG) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has committed $150,000 over the next two years to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Second Century Campaign to support the establishment of a Pediatric Malnutrition Fellow. The PNPG investment will fund a RDN member of the PNPG to participate in [...]
Distinguished Donor and Academy Member, Colonel Frances G. Ballentine, MS, RetRD, Leaves a Legacy with the Academy Foundation
Colonel Frances Gasson Ballentine, MS, RetRD, an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics member since 1944 and a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel, passed away in November of 2017 at the age of 95, bequeathing more than $250,000 to the Academy Foundation through her estate. Colonel Ballentine had a distinguished career in the United States Air [...]
The new tax bill could have a major impact on non-profits nationwide, including your Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation. The bill includes a higher standard deduction that eliminates the financial incentive for most families to itemize deductions, including charitable deductions. It is estimated that more than 28 million fewer Americans could itemize their deductions, [...]
“I choose to give to the Academy Foundation because I value the work it does. The scope of the Academy is focused on the advancing the profession. I value the Academy Foundation because it allows for an important focused effort on philanthropy with their scholarship, grant and nutrition education programs.I am especially passionate about the [...]