The Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation is a voluntary, non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to providing purpose-driven programs that empower individuals and communities to grow, strengthen, and sustain.

Our Mission

“To educate and inspire individuals, families, small businesses, and non-profit organizations through targeted programs, charitable activities, and essential resources designed to leverage empowerment opportunities.”

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GIVING has its benefits...


Through the support of our generous donors and community partners, the Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation has managed to make a direct impact on families and the educational advancement of over 100 young people. Therefore, Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation seeks to strengthen its impact by increasing opportunities to families and the number of college scholarships awarded. Through the solicitation of financial support for the planning and execution of programs, the Board of Directors seeks the support of its membership, business partners, and community at-large.
The Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation is actively engaged in meeting its annual philanthropic goals. Therefore, community and corporate supports are invaluable. Please consider becoming a Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation SPONSOR, which is as easy as 1, 2, 3! There are opportunities to make in-kind donations, support community workshops and programs, Giving Tuesday and/or to provide a generous donation at anytime.  You can click on the DONATE NOW button. Also, donations can be made payable and mailed to RPO, Inc. /Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation  - P.O. Box 34692 (Charlotte NC 28234-4692).
Thank you in advance for your donation.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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The Queen City Ivy &Pearls Foundation
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The Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation is pleased to announce its scholarship program for the 2021-2022 school year. Eligible students must be a resident of Mecklenburg County, attend a four-year college or university beginning Fall 2022 and complete the application in its entirety. Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation provides scholarships to continue our commitment to cultivating and encouraging high scholastic standards. We have awarded numerous scholarships to deserving minority high school students within Mecklenburg and surrounding counties. Interested high school seniors should review the scholarship application to determine further eligibility.

community programs


The Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation is dedicated to being purpose-driven.  We do so by partnering with various organizations throughout the Charlotte Mecklenburg Community to provide programs, develop relationships and empower communities one person, one child, one family at a time.

“It was my pleasure to serve as President of the RPO,Inc. Board and help realize the goals and objectives determined by our membership.”