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The Alpha phi Foundation
Thanks to the generosity of alumnae and donors, Alpha Phi Foundation supports Alpha Phi Fraternity, its members, and the communities in which they reside in the pursuit of advancing women’s lives now and into the future.
Advancing women’s lives through the power of philanthropy.
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.
5 vital programs


Guided by our ideals and Alpha Phi’s strategic plan, we’ve developed empowering programs to actively support the growth, education, health, and well-being of our members.


Alpha Phi Foundation scholarships help Alpha Phis pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees. In 2021, Alpha Phi Foundation awarded more than $466,000 in scholarships to outstanding Alpha Phis

Heart Health

The Alpha Phi Foundation funds research and educational programs that support the advancement of women’s heart health.

The annual Heart to Heart Grant awards $100,000 to medical professionals to better understand heart disease in women.

Forget me
not grant

The Forget Me Not Grant is designed to provide temporary, short-term, financial assistance for an event or unforeseeable circumstance. These grants offer Alpha Phis in need the greatest gift of all: the knowledge that their sisters care and are always there to help.


Alpha Phi Foundation is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and sharing the history of our organization—a history rich in leadership, both within our fraternity and in the community as a whole.
Philanthropy events
Red Dress Gala
Red Dress Gala is our biggest philanthropy event each year. Wearing red to signify heart health, members, families, and guests come together to raise money and awareness for women's heart health. All proceeds go to the Alpha Phi Foundation to fund women's heart health research. 
Go Red Week
Go Red Week is a week of events held in the spring semester on campus and at the Alpha Phi house. All events during Go Red Week raise money and awareness for the Alpha Phi Foundation and women's heart health.
Pancake Phist
Pancake Phist is a fall philanthropy event held at the Alpha Phi house. Guests from the UNT community purchase a ticket for all-you-can-eat pancakes and toppings prepared by our members. All proceeds from tickets go to the Alpha Phi Foundation. 
How the Alpha Phi Foundation has Impacted our lives
"When I went through recruitment, woman’s heart health wasn’t as impactful as it is now. Here I am, not even a year later, the impact it has on my life has completely changed. In March of 2021, my grandma underwent open-heart surgery. After, she moved in with me and my family so we could take care of her and help her regain her strength. Sadly June 8th she passed away. Woman’s heart health doesn’t now just affect my grandma but also my mom, my sister, and me.  Never would I have thought women’s heart health would hit so close to home. Being in Alpha Phi makes me proud to keep supporting something I’m truly passionate about."


Hannah Patton

The importance of the
Alpha Phi Foundation

"I am so thankful for the opportunity Alpha Phi gave me to travel to Orlando and attend the Disney Institute! I met so many amazing women from all over the US and Canada who have become close friends of mine. Without this opportunity, I may have never had the chance to meet such wonderful, strong women. I learned so much about the qualities that make an exceptional leader and I know I can apply this knowledge in so many aspects of my life! I will forever be so grateful for the Alpha Phi institute for making this conference possible! I truly will remember the memories I made forever!."


Lauren Byard

Alpha Phi Leadership Institute 

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