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From its inception, the Founders also conceived Phi Beta Sigma as a mechanism to deliver services to the general community. Rather than gaining skills to be utilized exclusively for themselves and their immediate families, they held a deep conviction that they should return their newly acquired skills to the communities from which they had come. This deep conviction is mirrored in the Fraternity’s motto,

“Culture For Service and Service For Humanity”.

The Sigmas of Charlotte Foundation is a federally-recognized 501(c)3 formed for charitable purposes including, but not limited to, the specific and primary purpose of providing physical, economic and educational development and revitalization efforts resulting in expanded employment, economic prosperity and business and housing opportunities for businesses and residents and to provide such charitable services that are associated with such specific purposes as allowed by law.

Reasons for the Foundation

  • Run community and youth programming
  • Establish a non-profit to help facilitate facility purchase
  • Provide entity for supporters to write off charitable contributions
  • To gain access to grants and charitable resources to fuel the foundation’s mission

Bank of America building in uptown CharlotteGoals of the Foundation

  • Be the sole entity responsible for the strategy, funds development, and execution in obtaining a facility for the use of Phi Beta Sigma and community impact for the Charlotte Area
  • Establish 3 signature community event for the Foundation in partnership with the Beta Rho Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity for the Charlotte Metropolitan Area
    • Blue Chip Tournament
    • Sigma Beta Luncheon
    • Minority Business Expo
  • Provide programming that aligns with the mission of the Foundation
  • Start revenue generating business
  • Land/Property Acquisition in 2020