Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

Alpha Phi Foundation, Inc.

  • Evanston, IL
  • www.alphaphifoundation.org

Mission Statement

OUR MISSION:
Advancing women's lives through the power of philanthropy.

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.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Heart to Heart Grant
  3. Forget Me Not
  4. Scholarships
Service Areas

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International

USA and Canada

ruling year

1993

Interim Executive Director

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Susan Zabriskie

Keywords

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Women's Heart Health, Scholarship, Leadership and Forget Me Not

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EIN

36-3895478

 Number

6352728788

Physical Address

1930 Sherman Ave.

Evanston, 60201

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

In the spirit of mutual respect and life-long membership in Alpha Phi, the Foundation funds programs that: 1. provide leadership and educational opportunities 2. encourage and recognize superior scholarship 3. support women's cardiac health 4. educate women about the value of philanthropy 5. assist members in need

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Program 2

Heart to Heart Grant

Through our annual Heart to Heart Grant, Alpha Phi Foundation helps fund research and educational programs that support the improvement of women's heart health.

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Program 3

Forget Me Not

Alpha Phi Foundation helps, too, through the Forget Me Not Fund. Donations made to this fund provide assistance grants to alumnae who are facing severe financial distress, serious health issues, the consequences of natural disasters and urgent family crisis, and to collegians who face an interruption of education due to unforeseen personal or financial struggles.

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Program 4

Scholarships

Merit-based: Available for any collegiate or alumna applicant who will pursue a graduate degree OR any collegiate applicant who will pursue an undergraduate degree and does not wish to be considered for need-based scholarships.

Need-based: The Foundation awards five need-based scholarships each academic year. These scholarships are available to any collegiate applicant who will pursue an undergraduate degree, and anticipates having a significant financial need. Need-based applicants must complete the Need-Based Scholarship section of the application.

Eligibility
- Initiated members, collegians and alumnae, of Alpha Phi in good standing with the Fraternity.
- New members may apply, but should be initiated before May 15 of the current academic year.

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Service Areas

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International

USA and Canada

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Financials

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ALPHA PHI FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Alpha Phi Foundation, Inc.

Leadership

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Interim Executive Director

Susan Zabriskie

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Diane Straker

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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