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About The Four Pillars Foundation

The Four Pillars Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization with a mission to provide charitable support for worthy causes such as educational, scientific, and religious purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code (or corresponding section of any future Federal tax code). The Four Pillars Foundation was incorporated in 2007 and is governed by a nine-member, voluntary Board of Trustees.

The Four Pillars Foundation has established quite a track record of growth in support of scholarship and worthy causes. The organization serves the greater Plainfield and central New Jersey community. In partnership with the Omicron Chi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc, it has annually funded college scholarships for graduating high school seniors. The Omicron Chi Scholarship Committee provides due diligence in soliciting, screening, evaluating, and selecting high school candidates for scholarship awards.

College continues to be the key for students to go out into the world, become productive citizens, and leaders of tomorrow. “The goal of the Foundation is to make tomorrow a better place for all by investing in our young people today.” The following are brief highlights of activities:

Through 2017, the Four Pillars Foundation has provided over $70,000 in merit scholarship awards. These scholarships have been awarded to over 80 area students to help defray academic expenses.

The following is a partial list of accredited, four-year colleges attended by Four Pillar Foundation scholarship recipients:
Assumption College 

University of Maryland

Northwestern University

College of New Jersey 

Ursinus College 

South Carolina State Univ. 

Drexel University 

Wagner College 

Syracuse University

Howard University 

Yale University 
New York University

 Boston College

 University of North Carolina

Rutgers University

Delaware State University

Villanova University

Spelman College

Gettysburg College

Weslyan University

Tuskegee University

The Four Pillars Foundation has expanded the scholarships awarded to high school students by including: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest; The Talent Hunt Contest for Performing Arts; and The Talent Hunt Contest for Visual Arts. First, second and third place awards for each were $200, $100 and $50 respectively. 

In 2016, Achievement Scholarships were awarded to the top performers of the Omega Life Institute (OLI) – a twelve week development and mentoring program for young men ages 13 to 18.