American Society For Nutrition

Partners & Sponsors

Partners & Sponsors

Excellence in Nutrition Research and Practice
ASN is grateful for the extraordinary commitment evident in its institutional partners, sustaining members and sponsors. We welcome grants from companies, foundations and other groups. Below are some examples of the many ways your company can partner with ASN. For a list of current funding opportunities, please email the ASN staff.

Sustaining Member Contributions
ASN's sustaining member program recognizes partners who have given a minimum annual commitment of $10,000.

Educational Grants
Our flagship face-to-face education programs are the ASN Scientific Sessions at Experimental Biology and the Advances & Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference. Unrestricted educational grants in support of these programs defray expenses related to speakers, venues, etc. ASN also offers topical seminars and other educational events throughout the year. Plus, our online offerings include webinars as well as teaching tools and web-based resources. ASN Managing Director of Professional Development Gwen Twillman can answer questions about upcoming educational events.

Awards
The prestigious ASN awards program honors scientists, clinicians and scholars for significant achievements in nutrition research and practice. Awards are funded through endowments (beginning at $100,000) and multi-year award agreements (beginning at $25,000/5 years). ASN award partners fund varying recognition mechanisms  including awards for emerging leaders, grants for established investigators and research competitions focused on particular facets of nutrition science.

ASN Communities
Member communities work with partners and sponsors to build topical programs and offer networking around specific facets of nutrition and food science.
-Research Interest Sections. There are 15 RIS, focused on different scientific and clinical displines. Each RIS programs mini-symposia at the ASN Scientific Sessions and many RIS plan special events and receptions for their members.
-Minority Affairs Committee
-Young Professional Interest Group
-Student Interest Group

Reports & Statements
ASN's Reports, Papers & Guidelines Committee initiates scientific statements, consensus statements and practice guidelines. Unrestricted grants in support of reports and statements defray expenses related to writing panels, publishing and convening experts.

Exhibit Opportunities
ASN welcomes exhibitors at the Advances & Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference. FASEB manages the EB exhibit hall; information is available online.

Advertising Opportunities
There are numerous outlets through which you can reach ASN members and attendees. ASN Communications Manager Suzanne Price can answer questions about advertising with our Society.

And More!
Do you have a fresh, new idea? We strive to remain flexible: our goal is to identify creative ways ASN and your entity can work together to advance excellence in nutrition research and practice.

Note: all ASN programs are planned independently and solely by ASN. Commercial supporters have no influence over topics, speakers, awards recipients, or other aspects of program development. ASN retains all programmatic and editorial control in all partnerships.