As Chairman of the Ivy Foundation of Northern Virginia, Inc., (IFNV), it is my pleasure, along with the Board of Directors, to welcome you to our website. We are glad that you have chosen to visit our site to learn more about our organization.
The IFNV, the charitable arm of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated ®, Zeta Chi Omega Chapter, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Since 2001, the IFNV has been assisting persons and charitable organizations in Arlington and Alexandria counties as we work to fulfill our mission of promoting the well-being and betterment of mankind through sponsorship of programs which address the needs of the community– with an emphasis on services and cultural activities to enhance the quality of life for families, youth, the elderly, and disadvantaged persons.
The IFNV raises funds to support community service activities, provide scholarships to deserving high school students, and to contribute to local and national organizations. Some of our longstanding fundraising and community service activities include the annual Cooley-Moore Scholarship Luncheon Fashion Show, our annual Cotillion, the annual Senior Citizens Holiday Luncheon, Step-Out youth mentoring, and our tutoring program.
This site details the work and contributions of the IFNV. As you peruse its pages we would encourage you to consider contributing to the work of the IFNV through supporting one of our events or through making a donation.
We invite you to visit our site frequently to stay abreast of new developments. Thank you for your interest and enjoy the site!
DeChane L. Dorsey, President and Acting Chairman
Ivy Foundation of Northern Virginia, Incorporated