HBCU for Life: A Call to Action
The Foundation supports program that engage activities supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU); programs highlighting HBCUs and their contribution to the sorority, society; programs that provide annual scholarships to HBCU students.
The Foundation supports programs that assist students as they seek admission to college by providing guidance and support in completing the application and enrollment process through the 2018-2022 Corporate Signature Program, #CAP .
Women's Healthcare and Wellness
The Foundation supports programs that raise community awareness of critical health issues impacting African-American women. The primary health focuses are breast cancer awareness, prevention, heart health, nutrition, wellness, and care for the caregivers.
• Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention focuses specifically on early detection through mammograms to improve the survival rate of women diagnosed with breast cancer.
• The Heart Health remains a focus as the sorority enhances its commitment to healthy hearts through fitness activities and walking.
• Nutrition and Wellness will emphasize healthy lifestyles including prenatal, childhood, adult, and senior nutrition programs.
• Care for the Caregivers places emphasis on taking care of those who take care of others.
Building Your Economic Legacy
The Nu Gamma Omega Educational and Charitable Foundation, Incorporated emphasizes programs that support financial planning, asset accumulation, and wealth building including savings and investments, managing debt, and improving credit.
• Personal Financial Planning and Asset Accumulation. Financial
The Foundation supports Freedom Legacy Workshops in partnership with local certified financial planners who will share information on saving, investing, and retirement planning.
• Credit Repair and Monitoring.
The Foundation supports initiatives that focus on ways to repair credit and improve credit scores including how to check for inaccurate or outdated information in credit reports, and how to protect against both identity theft and unauthorized credit history use.
• Entrepreneurship and the Black Dollar 365.
The Foundation supports initiatives that highlight and promote successful African-American owned businesses with an aim toward spawning new entrepreneurial ventures in our communities by encouraging intentional support and leveraging the power of the black dollar 365 days a year.
• Operation AKA Assist.
The Foundation supports initiatives that focus on implementing programs to assist those in need in various communities by directing attention to the plight of the homeless, including homeless children, and homeless veterans. The Foundation will support the Nu Gamma Omega Chapter in its partnerships with an adopt a shelter, a transitional home or work with organizations that provides assistance to these needy populations.
The Foundation will support programming designed to enhance the international footprint of the sorority. ( National Global Impact Day, Soles 4 Souls, Lions Club International)
The Foundation will support programs that expose students to arts enrichment and culture by focusing on visual and performing arts and by showcasing talent through the exploration of writers, entertainers and various other artists.
• Salute to the Harlem Renaissance will celebrate the contributions of African-American artists during the Harlem Renaissance through student research and support, sponsorship of student talent showcases. This initiative will correlate with HBCUs and African-American culture and will include colleges with art collections.
• Salute to the Black Arts Movement will focus on student research and celebration of African-American artists during the Black Arts Movement. The focus will champion activities that express the movement message and highlight members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority who served as leaders and participants. Activities will include art events, poetry slams, dancing, painting, and performing arts.