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The Alpha Foundation of Howard County

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Dennis G. Kemp, Sr., Chair
The Alpha Foundation of Howard County, Inc.

Launched in 2001, the Alpha Foundation of Howard County, Inc. (AFHC) was established as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt entity to provide funding for the educational initiatives that are sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. - Kappa Phi Lambda (KPL) Chapter. We seek to provide academic enrichment to minority youth in Howard County that further enables their success in postsecondary training and education, and ultimately, creates a clear pathway for life opportunity and success.

Alongside community support and partnership, the AFHC works in conjunction with KPL to provide educational programming that assists our motivated students towards achieving ambitious goals, including leadership experience, increased scholastic performance, and financial assistance for higher education. Examples of such programming includes sponsorship of the Annual Harambee Conference, the Leadership Development Institute, the High Achievers program, and our signature mentoring program, the Alpha Achievers program, featuring chapters at each of the twelve (12) high schools within the Howard County Public School System.

We, as Alpha Men, have a rich and time-honored history of providing service and advocacy for our communities. Despite numerous advancements, we know that our communities remain challenged by the familiar issues of racism, educational and economic inequality, and healthcare disparities. To confront these matters, we are reminded, as a currently divided nation, that we need one another and are much stronger when we march forward, together! The AFHC remains committed and steadfast in our fierce determination to urgently continue our unequivocal efforts to promote manly deeds, scholarship, and love for all mankind, especially for the future of our minority males that lies in the balance – we continue moving forward with a Fierce Urgency of Now!

To support our efforts, we urge you to make a tax-deductible donation towards benefit the of our upcoming generation of leaders. Please know that your past and future generosity is a cornerstone in our efforts to ensure that Howard County students are prepared for academic study, entry into the workforce, community service, and leadership. On behalf of the AFHC, I thank you for your support and ongoing contributions towards our continuing efforts to provide quality educational programs and mentoring initiatives for the minority youth throughout Howard County, Maryland.


Dennis G. Kemp, Sr.
The Alpha Foundation of Howard County, Inc.


Alpha Phi Alpha Foundation is committed to closing the opportunity gap for African American students. Financial aid is many times the difference between getting a college education or not.

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Targeting African-American males in grades 9 – 12, the Alpha Achievers is an education program of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Howard County Chapter.

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Guide to Giving

The Alpha Foundation is committed to ensuring that young Black men are given an opportunity to achieve their highest academic goals. We are providing mentoring, educational programs and scholarships but we cannot do it alone. We need your financial assistance to make the vision of a well-educated, self-empowered young Black man a reality. Join us in our efforts. We offer an extensive Guide to Giving that offers several different ways for you to make a donation.

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