Established in 2003, the Ivy and Roses Community Fund, Inc. (IRCF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide resources for charitable, civic, philanthropic and direct service programs. This includes educational scholarships to students attending college and nonprofit grants that magnify community impact in the areas of education, health, human services, economic mobility and the arts. IRCF is a source of support to the Greater Atlanta community and led by a service-minded group of college educated, professional women.

IRCF was created by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.®, Pi Alpha Omega Chapter. Each year, IRCF awards thousands of dollars back to the Greater Atlanta community and raises funds through a special events, individual giving, institutional giving and merchandise sales. To date, IRCF has awarded more than $125,000 in college scholarships and 501(c)(3) nonprofit grants. 


  • Rhonda Barnett

  • Sharalyn Daniel-Kelley
  • Chelsea Freeman
  • Ashley Harris
  • Patricianne Hurd, Emeritus
  • Jatisha Marsh
  • Brianca Martin

  • Keilani Parker
  • Patrice Perkins-Hooker
  • Jennifer Taylor

  • Terri Timberlake-Briscoe

  • Dawn Thompson

  • Denise Williams
  • Yolanda K. Windham