Mrs. Whitehead was a generous philanthropist and accomplished businesswoman. Her legacy has provided scholarship grants and elderly care assistance for thousands of women in need. Learn More »
The Foundation provides scholarship grants for deserving female students with financial need at more than 200 colleges, universities and schools in nine Southeastern states. Learn More »
The Foundation supports select elderly care facilities in Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia. Learn More »
Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation
A public charity that provides support for the education of female students and for the care of elderly women in nine Southeastern states. Most resources are devoted to the Lettie Pate Whitehead scholarship program. Select elderly care facilities in Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia also receive support.
The Foundation was chartered in 1946 for the “aid and benefit of poor and needy Christian girls and women” in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.