Washington, D.C. Alumnae Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization under Section 501(c )(3) of
the 1954 Internal Revenue Code, was organized in 1985 to support
charitable educational, cultural, technological, economical and
scientific development programs. It provides grant funds for
Washington, D.C.-based community programs/projects in these areas.
Washington, D.C. Alumnae Foundation, Inc. was
established in 1985 by the
Washington DC Alumnae Chapter, Delta
Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. for charitable, religious,
educational and scientific purposes. It was initiated during the
presidency of Olivia V. Aiken (1983-1984), and established during
the presidency of E. Jean Christian (1984-1985). Beulah T.
Sutherland was elected the first chairman of the Foundation in March
1985. The Foundation was incorporated on August 15, 1985.