Cheyney Foundation Leadership

The Cheyney Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors and led by President Chantelle Fitzgerald who is responsible for managing organizational operations.

Chantelle Fitzgerald, President

Brandy Jones, Executive Assistant 

A Message from Our President

Hello and welcome to The Cheyney Foundation! We are thrilled that you came to visit us and we invite you to explore our website to learn more about our work and how together we can continue to support the students, faculty, and institution of Cheyney University. 

We are proud of the many accomplishments that we have had over the years and here are just a few of our highlights:

  • Given over $2.4 million to the advancement and sustainability of Cheyney University.
  • Awarded over $850,000 in scholarships to the students of Cheyney University
  • Invested in the only Aquaponics department in the state to inspire and encourage students to study urban farming
  • Provided equipment and materials to the Fine Arts, Design and Liberal Studies (FADLS) Department to support student creative expression

Cheyney University is the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the nation and I am proud to serve as the President of the Foundation.

In order to continue to support the University, we invite all of our stakeholders and future stakeholders to be a part of the incredible history and academic enrichment of Cheyney University. We encourage your partnership, in order to create long-term sustainable programs, and partnerships for our students and for future generations.

Thank you for your time, interest and potential partnership with The Cheyney Foundation. Together, we can bring transformative change and impact not only to Pennsylvania, to the nation and world at large.