The National Educational Foundation of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. with 501© 3 status is created and operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. The principle activities and purpose of the trust are to award scholarship grants to worthy students for the pursuit of higher education; to conduct community educational programs which will aid in the educational and vocational improvement in individual and community living standards; to engage in activities which will aid in the educational development of all women; and to engage in any appropriate research related to the purposes of the Foundation scholarship.

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Z-HOPE - Zetas Helping Other People Excel

Z-HOPE is an outreach service program that has six primary objectives, corresponding measures of success and a mechanism for chapter recognition. The primary objectives are:

  • To provide culturally appropriate informational activities according to the Z-HOPE program format.

  • To foster collaborative partnerships between community organizations with shared goals.

  • To promote the opportunities for expansion in Stork's Nest programs To facilitate community service and mentor-ship opportunities for members of the organization.

  • To provide an equitable chapter recognition program for community services rendered.

  • To provide a standard reporting format to concentrate efforts and demonstrate the organization's impact.

For more information about Z-HOPE nationally please click here.

For more information about local Z-HOPE programs please email


Stork's Nest

Stork's Nest is a 40-year-old partnership between Zeta Phi Beta and March of Dimes. Stork's Nest is a community-based, prenatal, health promotion program for low-income pregnant women. The program is designed to promote prenatal care participation and healthy behaviors during pregnancy through two components-incentives and education. Stork's Nest clients "earn" points toward incentives, such as maternity or baby care items, through a variety of positive, health-promoting activities; attending prenatal care appointments, participating in prenatal education classes, keeping appointments for well-baby visits,, etc. Thousands of women are serviced at Stork's Nest all over the country every year.

For more information about our National Stork's Nest program, or our partnership with The March of Dimes please click here.

For more information about our Local Stork's Nest, or if you would like to partner with our stork's nest program, please contact our Stork's Nest chair; Zakisha Thomas at