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Donate a Silent Auction Item and Support our Foundation!

Each year, the Academy Foundation holds a Silent Auction at FNCE® to raise money that supports the Foundation’s Annual Fund. Donate an item today – silent auction items including hotel stays, designer purses, gift baskets, gift certificates and creative items with a local flair are always popular. The Silent Auction will take place in the [...]

By |2019-07-18T11:11:03-05:00July 18th, 2019|Foundation News|0 Comments

July Monthly Message

Off to a Great Start! I had the opportunity a few weeks ago to chair the Foundation’s first board meeting of the new fiscal year. We had two productive days in Chicago with dedicated individuals who are giving their time, treasure and talent to our Foundation, all in an effort to better our profession. The [...]

By |2019-07-01T15:26:35-05:00July 1st, 2019|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

The Academy Foundation and its Donors Provide Support for Those in Need Through its Disaster Relief Efforts

The Foundation was proud to provide a total of $17,410 in disaster relief funding to 10 nutrition and dietetic professionals. These individuals suffered losses due to the 2018 California wildfires and East Coast hurricanes. The Foundation’s disaster relief efforts were established to support the personal and professional life-rebuilding efforts of Academy members, non-member nutrition and [...]

By |2019-05-29T13:18:46-05:00May 29th, 2019|Foundation News|0 Comments

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

Harriet H. Cloud, MS, RDN, FAND, Margaret P. Garner, MS, RDN, LD, CIC, FAND and Nancy H. Wooldridge, MS, RDN, hosted a Second Century reception at Samford University’s scenic College of Health Sciences building in Birmingham, AL, on Saturday, May 18, 2019, to create some grassroots awareness and raise funds for the Academy Foundation’s Second [...]

By |2019-05-22T14:11:52-05:00May 22nd, 2019|Foundation News|0 Comments

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, state affiliates and individual Academy members who have [...]

By |2019-05-06T16:08:52-05:00May 6th, 2019|Foundation News|0 Comments

May Monthly Message

Thanks for Two Great Years! I’m sure you’ll read plenty of messages this month from Academy members in leadership roles saying things like, “It’s hard to believe it’s May already”, or “I can’t believe my term is ending”, and I confess, I have the same sentiments. These past two years as Chair of the Academy [...]

April Monthly Message

Scholarship Applications and a Fellowship Opportunity are Now Open – Apply Today! April is turning out to be an exciting month in terms of opportunities with the Foundation.  Scholarship applications for all levels of study for the 2019-20 academic year are due on Monday, April 22.  Last year, the Foundation awarded more than 230 [...]

By |2019-05-09T16:33:52-05:00April 5th, 2019|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

March Monthly Message

Let’s Celebrate National Nutrition Month! No need to tell any of you that it’s National Nutrition Month.  Dietitians, dietetic technicians, and students in dietetics programs have all been helping to publicize it since its inception decades ago. In these days of crazy and extreme diet-related fads, the basic messages of balance and variety in [...]

By |2019-05-09T16:39:07-05:00February 28th, 2019|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments