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September Spotlight on Malnutrition

2019 Abbott Nutrition Alliance Award Recipient Highlights The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation’s (Foundation) 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 |2019-08-29T14:30:38-05:00August 29th, 2019|Foundation News|0 Comments

2019 Edna and Robert Langholz International Nutrition Award Winner

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation has announced Stanley J. Dudrick, M.D. Professor of Surgery, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, as the winner of the 2019 Edna and Robert Langholz International Nutrition Award.The Edna and Robert Langholz International Nutrition Award recognizes an individual for his or her outstanding contribution in the field of nutrition [...]

By |2019-08-16T12:48:47-05:00August 16th, 2019|Foundation News|0 Comments

The Qualified Charitable Distribution Rule and Your Academy Foundation!

Your Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is the largest charitable organization solely dedicated to nutrition and dietetics. Donations support Foundation scholarships, awards, grants, public nutrition education programs and disaster relief efforts. The Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) rule now helps you reduce your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) by contributing to the Foundation, reducing your taxes [...]

By |2019-08-09T09:54:58-05:00August 9th, 2019|Foundation News|0 Comments

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 |2019-08-07T13:57:08-05:00May 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