HISTORY OF TACOMA DELTA FOUNDATION
The foundation was created to fund opportunities to serve youth and the under served populations in the Puget sound Community. Incorporated in Washington State on October 6, 2010. The Foundation was later established on May 5, 2011.
Since its 2011 inception, the Foundations has awarded over $20,000 in scholarship to local youth.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is a private, non-profit organization founded on January 13, 1913, by twenty-two collegiate women at Howard University. Those students wanted to use their collective strength to promote academic excellence and to provide assistance to persons in need. Their purpose was to provide services and programs to promote human welfare. A sisterhood of more than 200,000 predominately Black, college educated women, the sorority currently has over 900 chapters.
In realizing its mission, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated provides an extensive array of public service through its Five-Point Program Thrust: Educational Development, Economic Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement.