Investing in the profession by making research resources available for Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its members is a priority for the Foundation. Funding research will elevate the registered dietitian nutritionist's profile to the public by continuing to position the Academy and its members as the nutrition experts. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation understands the value of research conducted by registered dietitians and the importance of donors who help to move the profession forward with this research.
The Foundation provides dietetic scholarships and research grants to students and Academy members, respectively. Students are the future of the field and the Foundation recognizes the importance of giving students a solid foundation to develop their dietetic careers and provide access to education.