About us

Mission: To help preserve Historically Black Colleges and Universities while investing in the future of those attending them.

Vision: To ensure our HBCUS have a permanent place in this country.

2017 Commencement at Johnson C. Smith University

2017 Commencement at Johnson C. Smith University

The A.L. Harper Foundation, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit organization established in January of 2017 by Adrian Lanett Harper. Our goals are to:

  • Provide financial support for any student attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in the USA as defined in Title III of the Higher Education Act of 1965.

  • Advocate on behalf of HBCUS for philanthropic support from the alumni community.

  • Host information and awareness workshops, events and opportunities on post-secondary education and college preparation for parents, schools, and the general public.