Since its founding on December 4, 1906, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated has supplied voice and vision to the struggle of African-Americans and people of color around the world. Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity initially established for African-American men, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven college men who recognized the need for a strong bond of Brotherhood among African descendants in this country.
The Alpha Educational Foundation of San Antonio, Inc. (AEF) was established in 1985 and is the non-profit, charitable arm of the Delta Rho Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. The Foundation’s philanthropic aims focus on raising monies for financial assistance to deserving young men, as well as organizing and conducting community education programs.
Our Mission: The Alpha Educational Fund of San Antonio will engage minority and underserved communities to promote equality and community development by encouraging social consciousness though mentorship, health and wellness, and higher educational pursuit..
The Foundation’s 501(c)(3) status was secured in 1985. The Foundation is responsible for the disbursement of academic scholarships to deserving San Antonio-area youth; the execution of the Fraternity’s community health education program, Project ALPHA; a voter education/registration program; and the present undertaking of acquiring local funds from individual and corporate citizens alike to support .