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 program recognizes partners who have given a
minimum annual commitment of $10,000.
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.
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
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
-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.
ASN welcomes exhibitors at the Advances & Controversies in Clinical
Nutrition Conference. FASEB manages the EB exhibit hall;
information is available online.
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.
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.