About Us

Who We Are

The Metropolitan Kappa Youth Foundation, Inc. (MKYF) exists as the philanthropic arm of the Silver Spring (MD) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

A 501 (c) (3) non-profit charitable organization, the Foundation depends upon donations as well as its alliances with community and corporate sponsors to operate and fulfill its mission.

Over the last 2 years, the Metropolitan Kappa Foundation has awarded scholarships to students currently attending leading institutions including, Georgetown University, University of Pittsburgh, University of Maryland, and Purdue University!

The MKYF’s mission is to provide scholarships and programs for minority and disadvantaged youth in the Metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Please continue to browse our website to learn about opportunities to support Metropolitan Kappa Youth Foundation activities.

Recent Foundation Highlights

  • Awarded 6 scholarships over the last 2 years
  • Conducts a minority youth golf program
  • Supports ΚΑΨ Book Award Program
  • Promotes healthy living for youth

About MKYF

The Metropolitan Kappa Youth Foundation, Inc. exists as the philanthropic arm of the Silver Spring (MD) Alumni Chapter of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. The Foundation was incorporated July 23, 1999 and granted its 501©3 status on May 30, 2000.

The Foundation is a full-functioning non-profit, public benefit charitable foundation. The Metropolitan Kappa Youth Foundation, Inc. was formulated and conceived as an outgrowth of Silver Spring Alumni Chapter’s Guide Right Program. The Foundation is located in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Metropolitan Kappa Youth Foundation, Inc.’s mission is to provide scholarships and mentoring programs for minority and disadvantaged youth in the Metropolitan Washington, DC area. The Foundation supports and conducts activities with the implicit purpose of helping youth “Achieve.” Our activities include scholarships, mentoring, and an urban golf initiative. The goals are to develop leadership skills, personal enhancement and career achievement.

The Metropolitan Kappa Youth Foundation, Inc. depends upon donations to operate and fulfill its mission. Through an alliance with our communities and corporate sponsors, the Foundation will succeed.

Metropolitan Kappa Youth Foundation
PO Box 10848
Silver Spring, MD 20914-10848
Email: info@mkyf.org

Board Members

Lorenza Cooper

Lorenza Cooper

President

Lorenza has served as the foundation president since 2017

Troy Bishop

Troy Bishop

Vice President

Troy has served on the foundation board since

Eric O. Smith

Eric O. Smith

Secretary

Eric has served on the foundation board since

Timothy Holley

Timothy Holley

Treasurer

Timothy has been a board member since . . .