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May Monthly Message

As we close out the fiscal year at the end of this month, I’m looking back at how fast the year went, but also how many great things have happened at the Foundation since last June.  Your generous donations to the Foundation’s Second Century campaign helped make important disbursements possible, such as helping fund [...]

By | 2018-05-04T14:17:18+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Foundation News|0 Comments

April Monthly Message

It's been nearly two years now since the Academy and its Foundation kicked off the Second Century campaign. At the beginning, we had impressive and far-reaching ideas of where our members, donors, and other stakeholders thought we should be after another one-hundred years. We set a lofty goal of $5 million to help make [...]

By | 2018-05-04T10:38:49+00:00 April 4th, 2018|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+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 August 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+00:00 July 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+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Foundation News|0 Comments