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Welcome to the Upsilon Tau Foundation, Inc.

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The Upsilon Tau Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides scholarships to college-bound students, high school seniors and provides funding for other critical social needs in the community. Upsilon Tau Foundation, Inc. also participates in the annual Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) and our campaign number ID is 58697.

We invite you to peruse our website to see our involvement with social upward mobility, community service, scholarship opportunities and other community-related activities. If you need support in areas that we haven’t identified, wish to donate or have a general inquiry please complete the contact form.

The purpose of our Foundation is to give back to the community. Together our combined efforts can yield funding for scholarships to deserving students, facilitate support for senior citizen programs, and engender sharing with those in need of a helping hand. Your patronage, your support, your contributions—all makes it possible to gain and maintain effective community programs. We look forward to working with you—God Bless.

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The Bernie L. Bates Foundation was incorporated April 21, 1995. The Foundation was incorporated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, meeting all requirements of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Specifically, the Foundation awards scholarships to college students and college-bound high school students. The Foundation also sponsors and supports community educational activities such as enrichment and college preparation programs. Additionally, the Foundation conducts direct and comprehensive engagements with the community that targets improvements in the quality of life. Psi Alpha Alpha Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity incorporation with the Foundation, awarded $77,000 to eighteen students over the last eight years. In addition, one-time grants valued from $330-$1,500 have also been awarded during this time totaling more than $6,750.


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