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September Monthly Message

September Means Scholarships and a Focus on Malnutrition! To me, September always feels like a month of transition, with kids returning to school and the weather gradually changing to autumn temperatures. This year, September is also when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation awarded its scholarships. In Academy member surveys, year after year, [...]

By |2018-09-11T11:58:30+00:00September 11th, 2018|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

Sustainable Food Systems Roundtable: Application for Student Leader Attendees

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is accepting applications for student leaders to attend an upcoming roundtable in Chicago on November 8-9, 2018: “Sustainable Food Systems: Creating a Nutrition-Focused Framework for Action.” This is an exciting opportunity for students to attend a roundtable discussion with a select group of food systems experts and elevate [...]

By |2018-09-04T16:46:01+00:00September 4th, 2018|Foundation News|0 Comments

Apply Now: Program Host for Global Nutrition Exchange Program

Germany Pilot Project – Program Application Background The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, through the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management, will be supporting a Global Nutrition Exchange Program. This project will support the Foundation’s mission and elements of the Foundation’s strategic plan: “Support efforts to build a [...]

By |2018-08-31T11:18:38+00:00August 30th, 2018|Foundation News|0 Comments

September Spotlight on Malnutrition

2018 Abbott Nutrition Alliance Award Recipient Highlights The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation’s Abbott Nutrition Alliance Award recognizes up to four Academy members annually working in a hospital setting who have made significant contributions to improve awareness and take action to address malnutrition with an award of $1,400. To be eligible, candidates must be [...]

By |2018-08-30T10:08:01+00:00August 30th, 2018|Foundation News, Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Rush University Dietetic Interns Deliver Check to the Greater Chicago Food Depository on Behalf of the Academy Foundation

Every year, the Rush University MS/DI interns attend a volunteer session at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. This year, the group also helped the Academy Foundation deliver a donation in the amount of $4,600 to the Depository as well. The proceeds were from the 2017 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and [...]

By |2018-08-27T10:54:21+00:00August 27th, 2018|Foundation News|0 Comments

The Academy Foundation and Commission on Dietetic Registration Partnership is Making an Impact Throughout the Profession

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is committed to increasing the number of RDNs with doctorate degrees to help meet the needs of educating the next generation of RDNs, as well as providing financial support to students at all levels of study. Our Foundation has more than 55 scholarship funds that doctoral students are [...]

By |2018-07-30T10:56:42+00:00July 30th, 2018|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 (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 in [...]

By |2018-07-31T11:46:36+00:00February 26th, 2018|Foundation News|0 Comments