assisting members
in every possible way

The Tri Delta Foundation fulfills Tri Delta’s Purpose of “assisting its members in every possible way.” By raising and awarding funds to provide undergraduate and graduate scholarships, help members in dire financial need, and support the Fraternity’s innovative educational programs, the Foundation helps women live, learn and lead…with Purpose, for a lifetime.

Live - Crescent Fund Program

The Tri Delta Crescent Funds provide emergency assistance to collegiate and alumnae members facing unforeseen crisis such as unexpected medical expenses, job losses or natural disasters. Through these financial grants, the Foundation fulfills Tri Delta’s Purpose of “assisting our members in every possible way” throughout their lifetime membership. 

Learn - Scholarships

The Foundation has more than 100 undergraduate and graduate scholarships available to members, and each year outstanding Tri Deltas are awarded funds to assist them on their educational journey. These Live, Learn and Lead Scholarships are made possible by the Foundation’s enhanced partnership with the Fraternity. By supporting the academic pursuits of our sisters, the Foundation fulfills Tri Delta’s Purpose of “broadening the moral and intellectual life” of our members. 

Lead - Educational Grants

The Foundation provides funding for educational initiatives designed to enhance our members’ lives and help them develop qualities of unselfish leadership. These Foundation-funded programs include:

  • Advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill for Tri Delta members to lobby on behalf of legislation that advances the fraternity and sorority experience and higher education.
  • Educational tracks at Tri Delta’s annual leadership conferences that provide personal and professional development.
  • Scholarships to attend the Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI), a five-day leadership institute for fraternity and sorority collegiate members.

support tri delta

Life Loyal donors directly support our members through scholarships, needs-based assistance and educational initiatives. In honor of their commitment, Life Loyal Tri Deltas will receive additional benefits and exclusive communications from Tri Delta. 


The Collegiate Crescent Fund provides emergency assistance to collegiate Tri Deltas facing unforeseen financial crises that might force them to withdraw from school.

The Crescent Fund provides emergency financial assistance to Tri Delta alumnae members in critical need due to illness, natural disasters or other misfortune.

Assist exceptional Tri Delta sisters in their undergraduate and graduate educational journey.

Tri Delta provides young women with exceptional leadership programs, financial aid, scholarships and more. It’s all possible when generous parents and friends like you support our Tri Delta Foundation.

With a donation of $125 or more we’ll send your daughter our 2019 beach towel.

If you daughter is graduating college soon make your donation of $300 and we’ll send your daughter an exclusive set of Tri Delta graduation cords to help celebrate this special milestone.

apply for assistance

If you, or a Tri Delta you know, is experiencing unforeseen financial crisis the Foundation may be able to help by providing emergency assistance.

Our Foundation has several scholarships available to all members of Tri Delta – undergraduate and graduate. Scholarship applications become available on November 1 and are due the following March 1 of every year.

Join the Heritage Society

Planned giving is one of the many ways to give back to Tri Delta. Some of our most dedicated members have made the steadfast commitment to remember the Foundation in their will or estate plan. Members who designate the Foundation in this way are recognized as members of our prestigious Heritage Society These loyal members are helping ensure the future of our sisterhood. To include Tri Delta in your will or estate plans email the Foundation at

Becoming Life Loyal

With a donation of $300, Life Loyal donors help support the Tri Delta Foundation’s commitment to helping our members live, learn and lead through scholarships, needs-based assistance and leadership training and development. As a Life Loyal Tri Delta, you will receive a subscription to The Trident and an exemption from national alumnae dues.

donate to the tri delta foundation

For questions on any of our funds or more information, email the Foundation staff or call 817-633-8001.

The Delta Delta Delta Foundation is exempt from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). Donations to the Tri Delta Foundation are tax-deductible as provided by law.

Download the 2018 Foundation Annual Report here.