Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority in partnership with the EAF, has presented its third round of much-needed endowment funds in support of HBCUs.
On Wednesday, February 10th retired UPS senior executive Calvin E. Tyler Jr. and his wife, Tina, nationally known philanthropists, announced a $5-million gift to Morgan State University for an endowed scholarship fund established in their name at MSU. The fund provides need-based scholarships that cover full tuition for select Morgan students who reside in Baltimore […]
CEO of Sanderson Farms, Inc. Joe Sanderson, Jr. and his wife Kathy donated $1 million to the Alcorn State University Foundation, Inc. Walter Washington Scholarship Endowment to aid students with their academic needs. The donation is the largest individual gift in Alcorn’s 145-year history. The donation was inspired by the Sanderson’s connection to Alcorn’s longest […]
Jimmie Edwards, a 1970 graduate of Dillard University recently donated $1 million to his alma mater to establish an endowed scholarship for deserving students. This is one of the largest single contributions ever given by an alumnus and it establishes the largest endowed scholarship in Dillard’s history. “I received a full scholarship in 1966 and […]
Claflin University announced on March 19th that it has exceeded its phase one capital campaign goal, raising nearly $90 million – the largest amount raised in the history of the University. The funds have been used to build the endowment, strengthen academic programs and enhance facilities. “When we launched the campaign, we were focused on […]
Great institutions yield great men and women, but all institutions, even great ones, need fuel—funding. Funding is an important part of any institutional set-up, supporting the institution’s staff, students and academic ventures. But where does this funding come from? Us!—the community that reaps the harvest sowed by these institutions. Addressing the financial challenges faced by Howard University, three Howard University alumni have started the I Love […]