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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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Mead Johnson Nutrition
This year, Mead Johnson Nutrition achieved a milestone of providing over $1 million in support of the Academy Foundation's scholarship program.

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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.

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 »

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 »

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.

March 2015 Everyday Heroes

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