Impacting the lives of young men

About Us

Since 1954, the Fort Lauderdale Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi® Fraternity has been dedicated to enriching the lives of young men in Broward County. To enhance their commitment and resources, the chapter established a foundation to further support their charitable activities.

25

Years Serving Youth

120

Members

2200

Youth Impacted

325

Fundraisers

serving Proudly

At the heart of our foundation lie two core values: giving back and maintaining optimism for the future. We were instilled with these principles, which now drive our mission to support the education of minority youth.

Our donors and partners share a focus on minority youth who often face disproportionate challenges from failing school systems, community violence, and the justice system. Through volunteerism and donations, our aim is to broaden opportunities for young men and boys of color. Many statistics concerning African-American boys paint a bleak picture, highlighting areas where they struggle to meet expectations and lag behind their peers. Each year, we strive to counter these trends by expanding resources and opportunities for black boys and young men.

Throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale, our foundation collaborates with other community organizations as part of our overarching mission. Together, we work towards a shared goal of empowering and uplifting our community’s youth.

Our Story

Over the Years

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1997

Founded

The Achievement Foundation of Fort Lauderdale was conceived in 1997 by the members of the Fort Lauderdale Alumni of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc..

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2001

Inaugural Golf Fundraiser

The foundation launched the Artis “Jack” Hall Golf Klassic. For over 20 years, the golf klassic has contributed significantly to minority youth scholarships. Last year, graduating seniors received $25,000.

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2015

Kappa League Expanded

The foundation decided to increase their impact on local minority youth by mentoring 7th to 12th graders. This tripled the number of Kappa Leaguers in our program.

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2019

Foundation Re-Named?

The foundation was changed from Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation to its’ current name – Achievement Foundation of Fort Lauderdale Inc.

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Achievement Foundation of Fort Lauderdale is committed to providing educational