Foundation

The Mobile Kappa Alumni Foundation, Inc.(MKAF) is a non-profit 501(c) 3 Corporation that serves as the philanthropic resource of the Mobile Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. It is well known for its stalwart dedication in providing academic scholarship awards and educational enrichment programs to youth in the greater gulf coast area. The scholarships are awarded to worthy recipients at our annual  Scholarship Breakfast. 

We work across all levels of our community to develop our underserved youth. Our focus is to be a strong supporter of community service projects some of which include: MCPSS Adopt-a-School, Dearborn Street Branch YMCA, March of Dimes, Cancer Awareness and Habitat for Humanity among others. Our goals are strategically focused on increasing our mentoring programs throughout the greater gulf Coast Area while specifically growing the number of scholarship recipients and increasing the organizations scholarship dollar value.

The Mobile Kappa Alumni Foundation needs your help to continue being a key catalyst and resource of leadership in the City of Mobile. As an effective 501c(3) non-profit organization, corporate funds and donations will help us continue building on the legacy started on the Gulf Coast by our founders and contributors. Contributions, endowments and planned giving options are also available.

For information on our Linkage to Success campaign contact:

Charles King, President
251.666.5053
chking60@comcast.net

Or

Maynard Odom, Board Member
251.432.0323

 

The New York Alumni Foundation and its Reginald F. Lewis Memorial Scholarship Program are very proud to have been a contributing factor in the higher education and leadership and development of our youth. Cumulatively, the MKAF has assist with given nearly three hundred thousand dollars($300,000) to well deserving college bound talented young men and students of the New York City Public School System for the past 25 years. In addition, the NYAF administers and funds four other scholarships: The Krimson Merit, The Fernley Murray, Oliver P. Parson Leadership Scholarship and The J.P. Hicks Family Mass Communications. NYAF provides financial assistance to NYA Chapter’s Harlem Kappa League initiatives an Instructional Leadership and Development Program, which provides mentoring, tutoring, and vital self-image awareness to male youth; and Social Action Committee efforts, which provides various community service initiatives. In 2004, The Scholarship Foundation, changed its name to the New York Alumni Foundation and adopted the motto, “Training Tomorrow’s Leaders Today.” NYAF set out to increase its visibility and role in the achievement of young men by helping develop the Harlem Kappa League. And expanded its mission to include broader initiatives such as Jonathan P. Hicks Prayer Breakfast, Thanksgiving Baskets for the Homeless families, Adopt-a-Family, Party with Purpose Holiday Toy Drive, just to mention a few. The NYAF will continue to seek new and innovative ways to uplift the community it serves as well as solicit unique partnerships with other nonprofits, corporations and other community organizations, which match its vision and mission.

Contact Chairman at 917-749-9041 or nyafoundation@gmail.com