The Flint Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., in collaboration with the Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF), has received a grant of $3,500 from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) to support youth programming. Specifically, the funds will support the chapter’s Delta Academy and Delta GEMS initiatives for girls and the EMBODI program for boys.
According to a press statement, the grant will enable the youth participants to engage in expanded cultural and educational opportunities. “Our Chapter is extremely pleased to benefit from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint’s grant award,” says Ineatha Waters, Chapter President of Flint Alumnae. “It is collaborative efforts like this that will create possibilities and improve the lives of the youth in our city.”
Flint Alumnae Chapter has provided charitable programming to the residents of Flint and Genesee County for 65 years, with special emphasis on empowering youth through personal and educational development. The DREF is a national, nonprofit foundation established by the Sorority; Flint Alumnae maintains a charitable fund with DREF.
About the Community Foundation of Greater Flint
The CFGF serves the common good in Genesee County — building a strong community by engaging people in philanthropy and developing the community’s permanent endowment — now and for generations to come. CFGF helps donors support the causes they care about, today or through their estates. Since 1988, the Community Foundation has granted more than $130 million to nonprofit organizations to build a thriving community. CFGF serves Flint and all of Genesee County including its Community Funds in Clio, Davison, Fenton, Flushing and Grand Blanc.
Flint Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
The Flint Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was chartered on May 16, 1954 by eleven professional women. The Sorority uses its Five-Point Programmatic Thrust of economic development, educational development, international awareness and involvement, physical and mental health, and political awareness and involvement to create its national programs. For more information, please visit our website at www.flintdeltas.org or call (810) 287-2302.