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Foundation's Giving Club
Early Professionals Eat Right Society

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The Foundation's giving society, The Eat Right Society, was created to recognize donors that support the Foundation's many important initiatives.
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Donor Spotlight

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation
The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation promotes ways to help people achieve a healthy weight through energy balance–calories in and calories out. It focuses its efforts on two critical areas—families and schools.

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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is the world's largest charitable organization devoted exclusively to nutrition and dietetics. The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a 501(c)3 charity.

The Foundation focuses on:

  • Food and Nutrition Research
  • Scholarships
  • Awards
  • Kids Eat Right

FNCE 2014: Foundation Nutrition Symposium

The RDNs Guide to Plentiful, Nutrient Dense Food for the World

The Foundation's nutrition symposium at FNCE will discuss the impact of macro-and micro-nutrient deficiencies on health and societies in underdeveloped countries. It will also feature RDN farmers who will be sharing strategies for educating consumers about food and farming topics.

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This new Kids Eat Right toolkit is now available for free download. Toolkit contains six presentations with PowerPoint presentations and handouts. Parent presentations are available in Spanish!

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Foundation Student Stipend Program

The Academy Foundation's Student Stipend Program was designed to help active Academy student members attend FNCE®.

To become eligible to receive a student stipend, complete the following steps by September 5, 2014.

What's New at Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation.

Champions for Healthy Kids Grants

The Champions for Healthy Kids grants program is a partnership among the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, the General Mills Foundation and the President's Challenge, which provide an opportunity for an RDN or DTR to work with a non-profit organization and apply for funding. ... Read More »

CDR Advanced Practice Residency Grant for Institutions

The purpose of this grant is to provide funding to institutions to establish or enhance ACEND accredited advanced practice residency programs. Funding is limited and will be capped at $30,000 per institution. New and existing programs are eligible to apply. ... Read More »

Abbott Nutrition Malnutrition Research Fellowship

The Abbott Nutrition Malnutrition Research Fellowship is an opportunity funded by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation via a grant from Abbott Nutrition. It provides a one-year, full-time Research Fellowship experience to a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who has completed a Masters or Doctoral degree. ... Read More »

Donate Now!

This past year, the Foundation provided more than $1,000,000 in scholarships, awards and research grants to registered dietitians and dietetic technicians. Your support enables the Foundation to continue in its mission to fund the future of the dietetics profession through research and education.

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Grace L. Ostenso Fellowship

Support for this nutrition and public policy fellowship promotes working effectively with legislators in the interest of the nutrition community

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Donor Report

Advancing food and nutrition research, scholarships, awards and public awareness.

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Everyday Heroes

Be inspired by these Everyday Heroes as they bring healthy change to their communities.

October 2014 Everyday Heroes


Everyday Heroes Archive