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Foundation FAQ

Q. How can I make a contribution to the Foundation?

  • ONLINE
  • BY MAIL: Send a check or credit card information to Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation, 8710 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260.
  • BY PHONE: Call 317.663.4242 to provide a one-time donation or scheduled monthly or quarterly contributions using your Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit card.
  • SEND AN eCARD: Select from a variety of eCards by making a gift to the Foundation in honor, memory or celebration of an individual. No matter the occasion, we can assist, and you can make a difference.
  • JOIN THE GEM SOCIETY: Set up a monthly recurring donation by clicking on the "Make A Gift Today" button to your left.
  • STOCK TRANSFER: Remember the Foundation in your year-end giving. Find out more.
  • MATCHING GIFTS: Does your employer match charitable contributions? If so, provide the Foundation with the appropriate information.
  • ESTATE PLANNING: Contact the Foundation office.

Fiscal year runs from June 1 - May 31.


Q. What collegiate chapters and alumnae chapters and alumnae clubs won Foundation outstanding achievement awards during convention 2014 for the 2012-14 biennium?


Collegiate chapters are recognized on a biennium calendar for their support to the Foundation. Recognition was awarded in the following categories:

  • Best Financial Support
  • Most Improved Financial Support
  • Best New Chapter Support
  • Creative Fundraising Award - Must apply to be considered
    (Application will be available during the 2015-16 fiscal year)

View the Foundation's Outstanding Achievement Award listing, announced at Convention 2016:


2014-16 Collegiate Convention Awards

Alumnae chapters and alumnae clubs, now recognized separately for their support to the Foundation, received recognition in the following categories:

Alumnae Chapter Biennium Recognition:

  • Best Financial Support
  • Most Improved Financial Support
  • Creative Fundraising Award - Must apply to be considered
    (Application will be available during the 2015-16 fiscal year)
Alumnae Club Biennium Recognition:
  • Best Financial Support
  • Most Improved Financial Support
  • Creative Fundraising Award - Must apply to be considered
    (Application will be available during the 2015-16 fiscal year)

View the Foundation's Outstanding Achievement Award listing, announced at Convention 2016:

2014-16 Alumnae Chapter and Club Convention Awards




Q. How do i get my name listed on the donor roster in the Summer Quarterly?


To be recognized in the Honor Roll of Donors each year, a donor must make a gift to the Foundation within the fiscal year which runs June 1-May 31. Donors are recognized in different giving societies based on annual giving levels. In addition to the Quarterly magazine, individual, chapter and club Jewel recognition is published in the Foundation's Columns newsletter, and at Fraternity events such as Convention and TLC.


2014-15 Honor Roll of Donors from the summer 2015 Quarterly.


Make a gift today to be sure your name is included next time!




Q. What is the difference between a Scholarship and a Continuing Education Grant? How do I know which one I should apply for?


Scholarships
are for members attending school and working toward a degree full-time. You may be working toward an undergraduate degree or a graduate degree to be eligible for scholarships through the Foundation. For complete information, please review the Scholarship Program Guide.


Continuing Education (CE) Grants
are for alumnae members who have been out of school for at least two years and are attending school or seminars on a part-time basis to further their career goals.

Complete a CE Grant Application online.


Please contact Karen Frye Knotts at kknotts@alphagammadeltafoundation.org or 317.663.4242 should you have any questions.



Q. Who is eligible to receive a SIS Grant?


SIS Grants are available for Initiated members of Alpha Gamma Delta that find themselves facing an emergency and in immediate, short-term financial need. While we value your membership in Alpha Gamma Delta this program is not intended to assist in the payment of Fraternity Dues.

Download a SIS Grant Application (PDF)

Complete a SIS Grant Application online.


Please contact Karen Frye Knotts at kknotts@alphagammadeltafoundation.org or 317.663.4242 should you have any questions.



Q. What is the difference between sis grants and disaster relief grants?


SIS Grants provide confidential assistance to sisters with urgent financial need. Grants can be awarded for numerous reasons, including illness, injury, and financial circumstance. Disaster Relief Fund Grants provide immediate and emergency financial aid to sisters after a disaster to assist in their daily living expenses. (Those who have an extended need, may also apply for a SIS Grant.)



Q. What is the difference between FundRaising and Community Service?


Fundraising is the organized activity of raising funds/money (for an institution).

Community service is volunteering your time for the benefit of your community.


Is your chapter fundraising properly? Find out. (updated for 2015-16)


See how your donations are making an impact




Making an Impact

  • I set up a Foundation scholarship in honor of my uncle who helped pay for my education. Now I’m able to pay it forward with similar generosity.
    Elaine Barrick Bess

    Alpha Gamma-University of Cincinnati

    I set up a Foundation scholarship in honor of my uncle who helped pay for my education. Now I’m able to pay it forward with similar generosity.

Announcements
  • 2016-17 Diabetes Education & Awareness Grant applications are now available here. The application deadline is 12:30am January 31, 2017.
  • Our Diabetes Education and Awareness Grant recipients have been announced.

Learn more about our 2015-16 Grant Recipients

  • Columns is now online. Read about “Strengths” training for Chapter Presidents at the Fraternity’s Academy, supported by the Foundation, and a sister who is living and supporting fine arts and world travel.
Read the Spring 2016 issue
  • Announcing our 2015-16 Scholarship Recipients

2015-16 Foundation Scholarship Recipients

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    8710 N Meridian Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46260
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