The Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc. (EAF) is a 501(c)(3) organization, established by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. The Foundation and the Sorority share officers, elected by membership of the Sorority to serve 4-year terms.
EAF's management consists of the volunteer Board of Directors and a paid professional staff. The board meets twice annually, to shape policy, develop fund-raising strategies and goals and oversee the award- and grant-making processes. Professional staff carries out policies established by the board.