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Attention Students – Apply for your Student Stipend Today

The Academy Foundation's Student Stipend Program is designed to help active Academy student members attend FNCE®. Students who have registered for FNCE® can apply for a $100 stipend, which have been made available from the Academy Foundation thanks to the generosity of the many Dietetic Practice Groups (DPGs), state affiliates and individual Academy members [...]

By |2018-07-02T12:59:45+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Foundation News|0 Comments

Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems Fellowship

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is funding a Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems Fellow. This opportunity, available through a generous donation to the Foundation by National Dairy Council, will fund an RDN member of the Academy to participate full-time in a one-year project in collaboration with the Foundation’s Future of Food initiative to [...]

By |2018-06-05T10:04:22+00:00June 4th, 2018|Fellowship, Foundation News|0 Comments

The Academy Foundation and its Donors Provide Support for Those in Need

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 [...]

By |2018-04-06T09:35:14+00:00March 19th, 2018|Foundation News|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2018-02-26T12:06:55+00:00February 26th, 2018|Foundation News|0 Comments

How the New Tax Bill Effects the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

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, [...]

By |2018-02-22T15:17:37+00:00December 21st, 2017|Foundation News|0 Comments

Academy Foundation Announces Second Century Challenge Winners

The Academy Foundation challenged all Academy Affiliates this year to give a gift to the Second Century Campaign from either their budget or reserves while encouraging their members to give as well. The affiliate with the highest average gift total based on membership this year has won a $1,000 scholarship in their name. Volunteers within [...]

By |2017-09-07T14:49:50+00:00September 7th, 2017|Foundation News|0 Comments

Academy Foundation Board Approves Funding for Second Century Projects

Mission: Through philanthropy, empower current and future food and nutrition practitioners to optimize global health. The Academy Foundation has voted to spend an initial $258,000 from its Second Century Fund on three initiatives that align with its new mission and build upon the Foundation’s 50-plus years of success supporting dietetics professionals locally and nationally [...]

By |2017-09-18T09:33:08+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Foundation News|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2017-08-02T16:09:50+00:00July 11th, 2017|Foundation News|0 Comments

Foundation Hosts Reception in Cleveland, Where it All Started!

The Academy Foundation hosted a Second Century Fundraising Reception at the Hilton in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, on May 18, 2017 to celebrate the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 100-year anniversary and raise money for its Second Century Campaign. The reception was held in conjunction with the Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting. The [...]

By |2017-05-23T14:20:00+00:00May 23rd, 2017|Foundation News|0 Comments