Academy Foundation News
As the philanthropic arm of the Academy, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is the largest charitable organization devoted exclusively to nutrition and dietetics. The Academy Foundation focuses on food and nutrition research, scholarships, awards and Kids Eat Right. Academy Foundation News features press releases that recognize the Foundation and the grants, awards and initiatives that are important to the Foundation and the Academy — especially Kids Eat Right and supporting nutritious, healthy eating among children and families nationwide.
Foundation Press Releases
09/23/2021 - The Food Industry Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation released The Food as Medicine Opportunity in Food Retail, a report that outlines business opportunities for food retailers to embrace the concept of “Food as Medicine.”
08/31/2021 - The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation has selected dietetics students Gabriela Naveda and Latina Robinson as the recipients of its Advancing Diversity in Dietetics Scholarship.
04/08/2021 - The Academy Foundation is accepting applications for a new Advancing Diversity in Dietetics Scholarship that will provide $25,000 each to two aspiring RDNs of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
03/31/2021 - The Foundation has awarded its first Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship to registered dietitian nutritionist Marie AK Allsopp, a clinical assistant professor in nutrition science at Purdue University.