Kappa Alpha Psi® Foundation

Founded in 1981, the Kappa Alpha Psi® Foundation serves as the philanthropic partner for Kappa Alpha Psi®® Fraternity, Inc. With the support of Fraternity members across the globe, the Kappa Alpha Psi®® Foundation has established itself as a leading force to impact the large-scale social and systemic changes needed to improve the outcomes and lives of youth and young adults in underserved and under-represented communities.

Serving as an advocate and supporting programs that are woven into the fabric of the Fraternity, the work of the Foundation empowers achievement, rebuilds communities, and provides financial assistance to students of all ages who strive for excellence.  


Established in 1981 as a non-profit, tax-exempt, publicly supported organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code, the Foundation was founded to support the outreach activities of Kappa Alpha Psi®® Fraternity, Inc. and their communities.


The mission of the Kappa Alpha Psi®® Foundation is to identify and invest in opportunities that engage today’s generation of young people in leading the social, economic, and educational transformation of underserved and underrepresented communities throughout the nation and global community.


The Kappa Alpha Psi®® Foundation is built upon the fundamental premise that a world that celebrates individual achievement and strong communities of color can only be realized when humankind makes an unwavering commitment to the promotion of equality and ending poverty for all.


Programs supported by the Kappa Alpha Psi®® Foundation include:

  • Diamonds in the Rough
  • Guide Right
  • Kappa Kamp
  • Undergraduate Leadership Institute/LEAD Kappa
  • Foundation Scholarships
  • Hiliary H. Holloway Scholarship
  • iKare: Disaster Relief
  • Senior Kappa Affairs Endowment Fund Grants



Events presented by the Kappa Alpha Psi®® Foundation include:

  • Building the Dream Klassic
  • Celebration of Achievement


For more information about the Kappa Alpha Psi®® Foundation, please visit thekappafoundation.org.