Congratulations to the 2021 Excellence in Philanthropy Awardees!

by Sarah Rayman in Focus on Philanthropy

Alpha Phi Foundation is pleased to announce the 2021 Excellence in Philanthropy Awardees.

These chapter winners exhibited a spirit of giving, superior event planning tactics, and a dedication to our mission worthy of recognition. We thank them for their contributions to Alpha Phi Foundation in the 2019-2020 academic year.


Martha Watkins Mast Spirit of Philanthropy Qualifiers

Created in honor of sister Martha Watkins Mast (Beta Nu—Duke), this award recognizes two collegiate chapters from each quadrant whose support of the Foundation by education, service, and philanthropy is exemplary and who embodies a spirit of philanthropy. At Convention 2022, one chapter of the 16 qualifiers will receive the Martha Watkins Mast Spirit of Philanthropy Award.

North Quadrant

Epsilon (Minnesota)
Pi (North Dakota)

East Quadrant

Alpha (Syracuse)
Theta Theta (Saint Joseph’s)

South Quadrant

Gamma Iota (Texas Tech)
Kappa Alpha (UNC Chapel Hill)

West Quadrant

Iota Zeta (Colorado School of Mines)
Beta Epsilon (Arizona)


Innovation Award

This award is presented to one chapter per quadrant recognizing a philanthropic effort that showcased creative fundraising and innovative event planning.

North Quadrant

Epsilon Xi (Southern Illinois)
Red Dress Gala Program Paddle Raise

East Quadrant

Iota Iota (George Washington)
Ping Pong Tournament

South Quadrant

Gamma Eta (North Texas)
Alumnae Merchandise Sale

West Quadrant

Tau (Oregon)
Virtual Alpha Phifa


Most Improved

This award is presented to one chapter per quadrant whose philanthropic efforts have increased most significantly from one year to the next. Chapters are evaluated on event planning and fundraising.

North Quadrant

Iota (Wisconsin)

East Quadrant

Eta Eta (Seton Hall)

South Quadrant

Kappa Epsilon (Georgia)

West Quadrant

Lambda (UC Berkeley)


Top Fundraising Chapters

These awards are presented to the top three fundraising chapters in each quadrant. Chapter giving totals consist of chapter philanthropy funds raised to benefit Alpha Phi Foundation and received during the fiscal year (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020).

North Quadrant

Epsilon (Minnesota) raised $63,348
Beta Tau (Indiana) raised $39,471
Theta Delta (Creighton) raised $30,211

East Quadrant

Alpha (Syracuse) raised $41,731
Delta Zeta (Maryland) raised $36,058
Theta Theta (Saint Joseph’s) raised $24,008

South Quadrant

Omega (Texas) raised $69,526
Gamma Phi (Florida State) raised $46,728
Delta Tau (LSU) raised $40,996

West Quadrant

Zeta Beta (Loyola Marymount) raised $72,689
Sigma (Washington) raised $39,290
Beta Epsilon (Arizona) raised $38,345

Congratulations to the 2021 Excellence in Philanthropy award winners for their hard work, generosity, and successes this year! A special thank you to all Alpha Phi collegiate chapters who hosted philanthropy events and fundraised on behalf of Alpha Phi Foundation. Thank you for leading with your hearts and making our mission possible! Questions? Please email chaptergiving@alphaphifounda.wpengine.com


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