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The Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation is a voluntary, non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to providing purpose-driven programs that empower individuals and communities to grow, strengthen, and sustain.

Our Mission

“To educate and inspire individuals, families, small businesses, and non-profit organizations through targeted programs, charitable activities, and essential resources designed to leverage empowerment opportunities.”

GIVING has its benefits...

Through the support of our generous donors and community partners, the Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation has managed to make a direct impact on families and the educational advancement of over 100 young people. Therefore, Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation seeks to strengthen its impact by increasing opportunities to families and the number of college scholarships awarded. Through the solicitation of financial support for the planning and execution of programs, the Board of Directors seeks the support of its membership, business partners, and community-at-large.
The Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation is actively engaged in meeting its annual philanthropic goals. Therefore, community and corporate supports are invaluable. Please consider becoming a Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation SPONSOR, which is as easy as 1, 2, 3! There are opportunities to make in-kind donations, support community workshops, and programs, Giving Tuesday, and/or provide a generous donation at any time. You can click on the DONATE NOW button. Also, donations can be made payable and mailed to Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation  - P.O. Box 34692, Charlotte NC 28234-4692.   Please consider submitting your donation for matching with your employer to increase your contribution.

Thank you in advance for your donation.

Giving Tuesday is  November 28, 2023

2023 Diamonds & Pearls Winter Gala

The Kappas of Charlotte and the Queen City Ivy and Pearls Foundation present the inaugural event of the season!  Join us Saturday, December 2nd, from 8 PM - 12 AM at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for a a black-tie affair for the most glamorous ladies and debonair gentlemen!


Tickets go on sale Friday, October 6th,  at 7:00 PM ET at or click the image below.  You will definitely want to be a part of this Winter Gala experience!

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Check back for more information about The Queen City Ivy and Pearls Foundation in collaboration with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. , Rho Psi Omega Chapter 2024 Scholarships.  These college scholarships are offered for the current academic year, to minority male and female high school seniors within the Mecklenburg County, NC area. Eligible students must attend, beginning Fall of the following academic year, an accredited four-year College or University.

The QCIP Foundation and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. , Rho Psi Omega Chapter provide scholarships to continue its commitment to cultivating and encouraging high scholastic standards. We have awarded numerous scholarships to deserving minority high school students within Mecklenburg and surrounding counties. Interested high school seniors should review the scholarship application to determine further eligibility.

Check back for more information regarding the 2024 Queen City Entrepreneurs' Conference or visit

“It was my pleasure to serve as President of the RPO,Inc. Board and help realize the goals and objectives determined by our membership.”


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