The Omega Uplift Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax deductible organization dedicated to working with all members of the community to address urban health issues of African Americans in the Grand Rapids area.
The Omega Uplift Foundation is a philanthropic organization associated with the Iota Pi Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. We seek to address some of the issues that are of particular importance in the Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan community. We focus on the areas of health, education, youth mentorship, and leadership.
On Juneteenth and every Father's Day weekend, Saturday, June 19, 2021, we enjoyed a fun-filled day of golf, food, and prizes while supporting a great cause! Our Annual Charles R. Drew Golf Outing is the major fundraiser for the Omega Uplift Foundation, and it helps to fund our scholarship program and health initiatives to uplift our community. Click here for more info.
The Sidney Bailey III S.T.E.M. Scholarship honors the Legacy of Sidney Bailey III. An annual scholarship for college-bound graduating seniors pursuing degrees in the Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) Majors. This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving African American Male that is a Legacy of an Omega Psi Phi Member or a Member of an Omega Psi Phi sponsored Youth Group. The applicant will have aspirations in a STEM Major, achieved academic excellence, volunteered in community service (2 years minimum), and participated in extracurricular activities.
The Omega Scouts is a Boy Scouts troop and Cub Scout Pack organized to focus on inner-city youths with programs that build character and encourage healthy living. Contributions to the Omega Uplift Foundation will help us to fund activities such as camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, canoeing, sporting events, tours of potential employers and colleges.