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The Tea Rose Foundation 

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Together, we make the Northwest Arkansas community a better place.

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Greetings on behalf of the Tea Rose Foundation of Northwest Arkansas members and thank you for visiting our website.

Founded in Bentonville, AR in 2008, our Foundation is a public charity designated as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation. It is organized for charitable, educational, and literary purposes. Its mission is to promote educational advancement, financial literacy, health awareness, and social justice in the Northwest Arkansas community. Our vision is to improve the quality of life of local residents and enrich our Northwest Arkansas community through positive programming and charitable donations with a particular interest in communities of color.

The Foundation’s strategic programming beneficiaries and/or partners include, but are not limited to, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), the University of Arkansas Black Alumni Society, Canopy NWA, Ozark Literary Council, AR Immigration Defense, Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated - Northwest Arkansas Chapter, We Write for You, Samaritan Community Center, Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter, the Northwest Martin Luther King, Jr. Council, and local schools. Through its annual Celebrity Waiter fundraiser, the Foundation raises funds and administers the Phi Alpha Omega Chapter Memorial Scholarship Program for qualified high school, undergraduate, and professional/ graduate schools.

We invite you to join us in helping to make a positive difference in our community. Together we can make our community a better place. For information on ways to donate, click the DONATE button above. Thank you so very much for your support.

In Service to All Mankind,
Cora B. Davis, President
Tea Rose Foundation of Northwest Arkansas

A Message from the President

Cora B. Davis

Celebrity Waiter Annual Fundraiser Gala

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Our annual fall event provides students from our community with college scholarships. 

The PAO Memorial Scholarship

The Foundation provides college scholarships for deserving high school, undergraduate, and graduate students from our community. Since its inception, more than 300 students have been awarded scholarships valued at almost $400,000.

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2023-2024 Scholarship Recipients

  • Walmart.org
  • University of Arkansas School of Law
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Buff City Soap
  • NWA MLK Council
  • 3W Magazine
  • Diana Shannon Young Fine Art
  • Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits
  • The Walmart Museum
  • Harlem’s Fashion Row
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Arkansas Community Foundation
  • Hershey and Denise Garner
  • HUDL Music
  • State Farm, Karen R. Williams Ins. Agcy, Inc
  • Rogers Public Library Foundation
  • Chastain Financial
  • Frazier & Family Foundation
  • AAA Insurance, Stennett Thompkins  Auto, Home and Membership
  • St. James Missionary Baptist Church
  • Hollis Enterprises
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Chi Eta Omega Chapter
  • The Henry Smith Family
  • Northwest Arkansas Chapter - Jack and Jill Of America, Incorporated
  • Mamava
  • Sparcol Enterprises
  • The Northwest Arkansas (AR) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated
  •  Amethyst Chiropractic
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. in Northwest Arkansas
  • Trendsetter Barbershop & Salon
  • WealthPath Investment Advisors
  • Northwest Arkansas Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma theta Sorority, Inc.
  • HanaGroup
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. NWA Alumni Chapter
  • Darriell & Melanie B. Hoskins
  • Next Level Leadership
  • Phantom Photography
  • Yolanda Harden
  • Emerge Arkansas
  • Democratic Part of Benton County
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Eta Sigma Omega Chapter
  • TheatreSquared
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Mu Chi Omega Chapter
  • Infant Massage Northwest Arkansas
  • Salon U, Springdale, AR
  • Arkansas Soul
  • Women’s Health Associates
  • Dr. Shawn emerson Simmons
  • Mustard Seed Children’s Academy
  • Chambliss Premier Insurance  
  • The Concerned Citizens of NWA 
  • Hill City Lodge
  • Beth Bowen Dental Studio
  • Partners for Better Housing
  • Fluff & Puff Mobile Pet Spa & Boutique, LLC

Thank you to our Donors and Sponsors: