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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

Pretty Ice Cold | March 1, 2024


Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Beta Nu Lambda Chapter and Queen City Ivy and Pearls Foundation are excited to host THE COLDEST PARTY TO HIT CHARLOTTE - PRETTY Ice Cold Party!!! Come out and celebrate with the men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Beta Nu Lambda Chapter during their 93rd Annual Southern Region Convention.

March 1, 2024 at 9pm. at Encore

Tickets will go on Sale - Friday 1/19/24 @ 7:08PM
20 VIP Tables Available - First Come First Serve
Tickets are LIMITED and WILL GO FAST!

Click HERE for more information and to purchase tickets!

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Applications are now being accepted for 2023-24 Academic Scholarships!  
The Queen City Ivy and Pearls Foundation awards these scholarships in collaboration with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. , Rho Psi Omega Chapter. .  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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