Empowering Our Youth & Community

Influence + Support + Motivate

About Our Foundation

Serving the Greater Fort Lauderdale area, the Achievement Foundation of Fort Lauderdale, Inc.  invests in opportunities that engage today’s generation of young people in leading the social, economic and educational transformation of under-served and under-represented communities throughout the nation and global community.

We Work Locally But Think Globally

Join a community of bold leaders that share a vision of creating the next world leaders. Together, we power innovative opportunities, break down barriers to access emerging fields of study  and advocate for minority youth.

Getting involved is rewarding  and your help can be the difference in a young man’s path.

Our Network & Influence Helps Our Reach

The Achievement Foundation of Fort Lauderdale, Inc. exists as the philanthropic arm of the Fort Lauderdale Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi® Fraternity, Inc.

Serving the Fort Lauderdale Community since 1954, the chapter is a strong supporter of the Achievement Foundation of Fort Lauderdale.


Latest News

Achievement Foundation Selects New Leaders

The Achievement Foundation of Fort Lauderdale elected new board to serve ( 2022 – 2024).  Brent Folks now serves as President of the Achievement Foundation. He has contributed for many years to the mission and vision of the foundation.  View the list of new foundation officers  new leadership team  of the foundation.

Byron Dennis Donates to Foundation

“I am excited that my firm, Best Foot Forward Sales, has increased its support of the 2022 AJH Golf Klassic. The AJH Klassic is the key fund raising tool for college scholarship awarded to Broward County Kappa Leaguers. Developing young leaders from my community is the sole reason why we continue to support. We look forward to seeing returning players and we look forward to being on the podium as this year’s winners.”


The Achievement Foundation of Fort Lauderdale exists to bring inspiration and motivation. Our programs are designed to meet young men’s development needs and help them become healthy, happy – and productive adults.

Community Support

Young men enrolled in our programs benefit from the collective support provided by the south Florida community, corporations and prominent leaders.


The Achievement Foundation of Fort Lauderdale develops, male students in grades 6th-12th, in positions of leadership and accountability.


Our foundation promotes a culture of involvement, participation and thoughtful interactions among program participants.

Golf Fundraiser

One of our major fundraisers is the Artis “Jack” Hall Golf Klassic held during the spring season. The proceeds pay  for scholarships to our graduating seniors.


Join us as we continue to break down the barries impacting the path of our young men. We encourage you support our mission through corporate give, sponsorship or in-kind services.


Learning firsthand from experienced and proven
people is a popular program benefit. Over the years, prominent newsmakers, celebrities, company executives and entrprenuers have shared their life experiences with our young men.


For over 25 years, we have helped young men fulfill their potential. Annually, more young men join our programs which is a testament to our success. Get involved – help us with our mission.

Our Vision

The Achievement Foundation of Fort Lauderdale, Inc. is built upon the fundamental premise that a world which celebrates individual achievement and strong communities of color can only be realized when human kind makes an unwavering commitment to the promotion of equality and ending poverty for all.

Paying It Forward

Through collaborations with the Broward County Community and the Fort Lauderdale Alumni of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, we prepare youth to become positive influencers in their community and society. Take a look at the video to view examples of our impact on youth.

Get Involved.

Partner with the Achievement Foundation of Fort Lauderdale to help youth fulfill their purpose.


About Us

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