Grant Details & Requirements


Grant Requirements

  1. Complete the online questions form.
  2. Attach a letter of recommendation. (Not required for Dues, Disaster Relief or Reinhart CDM Exam Preparation grants.)

The Letter of Recommendation must come from one of the following individuals:

  • (A) Officer of the ANFP Chapter in the state where the applicant resides
  • (B) ANFP Program Instructor
  • (C) Consultant Dietitian
  • (D) Supervisor or Administrator

The Letter of Recommendation should address:‚Äč

  • Where do you see the greatest potential in this candidate as it relates to the field of nutrition and foodservice?
  • How will you continue to support this candidate so that they are successful in completing the certification process?
  • What sets this candidate apart from other applicants for this grant?
  • Is there anything else you would like to share about this candidate that would be helpful to the Grants & Awards committee?



Application Process

  1. To start the application process log into the ANFP Member Login section and select the Grants and Scholarships tab located on left-hand side of the page.

  2. Select an applicable Program Name and review program details.

  3. Select "apply online" and review the auto populated application section and click "save".

  4. Upload the letter of recommendation and click "save."

  5. Once the page has refreshed select "done."

  6. To complete the online grant application process, select the applicable grant link displaying on the page and fill out the questions within the form.

  7. Once completed, select "Submit" and your application will be completed.

Upon completing the online process a confirmation will appear that your application is being reviewed. Every application will be updated with a status that can be monitored and each applicant can follow up with NFEF staff on any incomplete or missing documents.




Grant recipients are limited to receiving one grant in a three year period, and will be eligible to receive another grant after three years has passed. Selection to receive a Disaster Relief grant does not affect eligibility to receive other grant assistance from NFEF within the three year period.

Please note that if any meeting registrations or exam registrations are processed, or ANFP membership dues are paid during the application windows, NFEF will not make any reimbursements.