Foundation

Kappa Epsilon Foundation Grants

The Kappa Epsilon Foundation provides individual Kappa Epsilon members and chapters with incentive funds for innovative, educational programs and projects that focus on the profession of pharmacy.

Any initiated Kappa Epsilon member or chartered chapter in good standing with the Fraternity may apply. Deadline for submission is November 15th of each calendar year. There is no limitation on the number of grants or times a member or chapter may apply. The total expenditure for KE Foundation Grants each fiscal year within the biennium will not exceed $1600. The KE Foundation Grants are available for application during each year of the biennium.

The Process


All KE Foundation Grant Applications must have an educational component and focus on the profession of pharmacy. Travel and fuel-related expenditures will not be considered. A KE Foundation Grant Application must be submitted by November 15theach year.  Applicants should allow a two-month turnaround time between the date of submission of the grant request and the subsequent award. Each KE Foundation Grant Application will be reviewed by the KE Foundation Officers and Trustees for final approval. Applicants should expect to receive notification of the outcome of their request by email.

Follow-Up


Foundation Grant recipients are required to provide a final progress report (one-page synopsis) upon completion of the project or program for which they were awarded. All progress reports should be submitted  by November 15th of the year following the initial application, but ideally within 60 days of completion. Completion of the progress reporting requirements will ensure the eligibility of the recipient to apply for renewal grants.

An announcement about the awarding of KE Foundation Grants will appear in KE Fraternity communications.

 

Grants Available

  • Start-up: Two start-up grants up to $500 each are available for application each year
  • Renewal: Two renewal grants up to $300 each are available for application each year

Foundation Forms

  • Foundation Grant Application

Application forms are available to Members on the My KE page. Contactthe KE Office with questions.


Foundation Grant Recipients

  • Beta Iota at LECOM School of Pharmacy
    • Providing education to members about the needs of the homeless community and creating KE Kare Kits for delivery.
  • Xi at University of Texas at Austin
    • Educational materials for poison prevention education to caregivers of young children.
  • Xi at University of Texas at Austin
    • Educational materials related to osteoporosis to display at an interprofessional health fair.
  • Beta Tau at University of South Florida
    • Venue rental to host the Region B meeting.
  • Omega at University of Missouri-Kansas City
    • Honorarium for Region F meeting speaker about the Opioid Crisis in the Midwest.

Tau Chapter at Virginia Commonwealth University
• Educational materials for interactive programs for chapter’s starting Pharm-CORP program

Lambda Chapter at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
• Educational displays and handouts for a booth at the Southern Women Show

Alpha Pi Chapter at Howard University
• Programming for Second Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Brunch

Alpha Xi Chapter at Florida A&M University
• Breast Cancer Awareness fans for the community

Alpha Pi Chapter at Howard University
• Programs for Breast Cancer Awareness Brunch

Beta Alpha Chapter at the University of Florida-Jacksonville
• Prescription Drug Pack in association with Project HEAL

Delta Chapter at the University of Montana
• Educational materials for Osteoporosis screenings

Rho Chapter University of Cincinnati Medical Center
• Educational materials for blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol screenings at local nursing home

Alpha Chi Chapter at Shenandoah University
• Renewal grant for Poison Prevention Puppet Show

Psi Chapter at Ohio Northern University
• Continuing Education program

Alpha Chi Chapter at Shenandoah University
• Poison Prevention Puppet Show

Alpha Chi Chapter at Shenandoah University
• Poison Prevention Puppet Show