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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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Abbott Nutrition
Abbott Nutrition has been a long time supporter of the Academy Foundation.

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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.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Initiatives

The Foundation focuses on:

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

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

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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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MyPlate. How Do I Rate?

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

September Chair Monthly Message

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Fun Facts Past, Present and Future Riiinngg School is back in session. Do not worry. I will not be giving you a pop quiz, but how about some fun facts about the past, present ... Read More »

August Chair Monthly Message

As chairperson of the Academy Foundation, it is exciting to share my first monthly communication with you. In this role, some people have asked me, “What is the purpose of the Academy Foundation?” For who may not be aware, the Foundation is here to help serve you, the member, by providing scholarships, awards and research grants. ... Read More »

Getting to Know the Foundation [Infographic]

As the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation was established in 1966 and is the only charitable organization dedicated exclusively to promoting nutrition and dietetics. Learn more by viewing and downloading the infographic. ... 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.

October 2015 Everyday Heroes

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