Thanks to the generosity of alumnae and donors, Alpha Phi Foundation supports Alpha Phi Fraternity, its members, and the communities in which they reside in the pursuit of advancing women’s lives now and into the future.

Our Mission

Advancing women’s lives through the power of philanthropy

What We Do

In 1956, Alpha Phi became one of the first women’s fraternities to establish a Foundation. It was created as a trust agreement to award scholarships and promote cardiac aid. Today, the original priorities hold true in our five funding priorities:

Our Vision

As a preeminent philanthropic organization, Alpha Phi Foundation is recognized for the strength of our endowment and for innovation in cultivating and sustaining donor participation. We strive to be the philanthropy of choice among our members, with every Alpha Phi supporting the Foundation.

Strategic Initiatives

Alpha Phi Foundation is committed to its members during every stage of life. We are proud to share our 2021—2023 Strategic Plan to provide a lens into the operations of the Foundation, how donor dollars are spent, and how we steward donors through the giving experience.

Throughout 2021—2023, six areas of focus will guide how the Foundation, with your support, fulfills our mission of advancing women’s lives through the power of philanthropy.


Empower and build women of impact.


Support initiatives to ensure Alpha Phi is the premier membership organization on every campus.


Support enrichment for each stage of alumnae life.


Make a long-term investment in better communities and a better world through cardiac advancements in women’s heart health.


Execute a comprehensive campaign to strengthen the Foundation’s commitment to our members and the world.


Develop a comprehensive communication plan to accomplish the key communication objectives.

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