Who We Are

The Ivy Foundation of Washington, DC, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 1986 by the members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Xi Zeta Omega Chapter. The purpose of the Ivy Foundation is to provide opportunities for young people to achieve healthy and productive outcomes; support academic achievement and higher education; promote community economic development; and encourage volunteerism through community service.

What We Do

With over 230 volunteers, the Ivy Foundation serves as a vehicle through which contributions are channeled for the enrichment of the Washington, DC community.
The purpose of the Foundation is to:

  • Advance education and culture

  • Enhance economic empowerment

  • Promote health and social welfare through financial support to organizations and/or individuals.

How You Can Help?

The Ivy Foundation is a not-for-profit organization, which answers to the community not investors. The monies raised are used to fund community programs and initiatives to ensure that we continue to provide the best possible services for the children, youth and families the organization was created to support. By supporting the Ivy Foundation, you support your community in many ways.

You can make your tax deductible donation by going to our DONATE page


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