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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

Corporate Donor Spotlight

General Mills Foundation
Over the past 12 years, the General Mills Foundation has provided $7.5 million dollars in awards.

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Member Donor Spotlight

Christina Gayheart
"I have a passion about our profession and what the Foundation does for us as students and professionals"

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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.

Second Century Initiative

As the Academy approaches its centennial in 2017, we are committed to continue building a profession that optimizes health through food and nutrition, as well as creating a new vision for our Second Century — a future that focuses on service, collaboration and an emphasis on accelerating progress towards solving the biggest food and nutrition challenges of the 21st century.

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Initiatives

The Foundation focuses on:

  • Scholarships
  • Awards
  • Food and Nutrition Research
  • Public Education

The public education initiatives include Kids Eat Right, Guide for Effective Intervention and Education (GENIE), and the Future of Food Initiative

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Getting to Know the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Foundation

A concise snapshot of the Academy Foundation's accomplishments and impact that you can share anywhere!

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Kids Eat Right is Making an Impact in Communities!

The Academy Foundation's Kids Eat Right Initiative gives RDNs additional resources to educate children and families about shopping smart, cooking healthy and eating right.

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Kids Eat Right Resources

Members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics can educate families, communities and policy makers about the importance of quality nutrition for children with these valuable tools and resources.

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

Is Your State Ready To Meet the Challenge?

Over the last four years, Meet the Challenge! project has brought the assistance of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists to over 100 Iowa schools through engaging food service directors and parents in school wellness improvements. ... Read More »

September Chair Monthly Message

The September monthly message from Academy Foundation Chair Jean Ragalie Carr, RDN, LDN, FAND. ... Read More »

10 States Awarded Foundation-Sponsored Presentations

Congratulations to the ten state affiliates awarded a Foundation-sponsored presentation (choice of foods of future, farming tools, or food preservation topics) for their annual meetings in 2017. ... 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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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.

Kids Eat Right Everyday Heroes

Everyday Heroes Archive