Delta Life Development Foundation, Inc.

Meeting the community needs in changing times.

The Delta Life Development Foundation, Inc., is a Section 501(c)(3) organization under provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 and was incorporated in the State of Georgia on April 1, 2005.

The mission of the Delta Life Development Foundation, Inc. is to support and provide charitable public service, programs and projects that promote community service; social action; educational development; multicultural and international awareness to meet the growing and changing needs of our community.

  • Juanita L. Davis, Chair
  • Mattie P. Hall, Vice Chair
  • Jeanella F. Pendleton, Secretary
  • Brenda Williams, Treasurer
  • Alaina Y. Barnett
  • Colonel (Retired) Jack Collins
  • Wanda Y. Jenkins
  • LaRae D. Moore
  • Gloria S. Thomas


2013 Recipients - $20,800.00 total awarded

Ashlyn-Terra D. Bell Georgia State University
Maya Marianna Broadwater Albany State University
Christi Leigh Cannon Auburn University
Alexis Diamond Dowdell University Of West Georgia
Astassia Rhianna Fields Enterprise State Community College
Jessica Lynn Fuqua Columbus State University
Kierra Desiree Franklin University Of West Georgia
Margaret Simone Kelly Georgia Institute of Technology
Alexus Catherine Mack Georgia State University
Alaya Niko Martin Spellman College
Taylor Briann Mitchell University Of West Georgia
Aisha Moses Columbus State University
Desire LaSalle Outler Mercer University
Kalah Isang Ozimba Howard University
Kenya Sade Patterson University of Alabama
Jasmine Renee Phillips Columbus State University
Makia Kiana Sellers University Of West Georgia
Lyndsey Paige Theobald Columbus State University
Ciara Marie Vance Columbus State University
Kayla Antoinette Walker Clark Atlanta University
Tori Elisa Williams-Bankston Spelman College
Kayla Ann Wilson University Of West Georgia
Jerica Jannyse McCall Alabama State University

2014 Recipients - $22,800.00 total awarded

Marvin Lloyd Duke University
Joseph (Bo) Bridges Auburn University
Patricia Duff University of Georgia
Victoria Johnson Chattahoochee Valley Community College
Tyerra Smith University of Alabama
Candace Onukwue Georgia State University
Marikit Cabiladas Kennesaw State University
Kennedy Ross Columbus State University
Octavia Fortson Columbus State University
Lakeisha Fletcher Columbus State University
Taquanna Walton Enterprise State Community College
Katrina Townsend Kennesaw State University
Racheal Keeter Troy University
Aliyah Riley Alabama A&M University
Doria Lacey Georgia Southern University
Mahogany Boynton Fort Valley State University
Kayla Wilson Georgia Southern University
Jerica McCall Alabama State University
Chelsea Nix University of Alabama
Morgan Screws Tuskegee University
Moriah Epps New York University

2015 Recipients - $29,000.00 total awarded

Erna B. Bentley University of Georgia
J'haria M. Dallas University of Alabama
Ronald L. Dill, Jr. Oglethorpe University
Robert C. Jernigan Delaware State University
Nantyka A. Jolly Clayton State University
Shayla D. Jones Tuskegee University
Morgan T. Josey Albany State University
Katherine A. Kelly University of West Alabama
Javarrius K. Liddell Savannah State University
Sydney G. Norris University of Georgia
Lexi A. Nunn University of Georgia
Autumn J. Person University of Georgia
Alyssa A. Reddish Howard University
Briana A. Sutton Alabama A. & M. University
Kya D. Walker Kennesaw State University
Quentoria J. Walton Tuskegee University
Ozzarah T. Watson Georgia State University
Sedaya M. Westmoreland Alabama A. & M. University
Niakeele L. White Albany State University
Albany State University Auburn University at Montgomer
Zachary B. Youngstrom Jacksonville State University
Kayla Wilson University of West Georgia
Jerica McCall Alabama State University

2016 Recipients - $34,900.00 total awarded

Rachel Mobley Columbus State University
John Butler III Georgia Tech University
Alivia Davidson University of Georgia
Cassie Atchley Auburn University
Davon Prewitt Georgia Tech University
Abigail Courville University of Georgia
Madeline Snipes University of Georgia
Markeisha< Wagner Columbus State University
Taylor Turnage Georgia State University
Ebony Lockwood Kennesaw State University
Alexis Bell UGA/Clemson
Zacarriya Humphries Jackson State University
Skyla Hall University of Alabama Birmingham
Jasmine Williams Jacksonville State University
Madison Brabston Georgia College
Emmitt Brown Columbus State University
Alexis Wells Georgia Southern University
Tyra Fields Columbus State University
Tabitha Joseph Columbus State University
Destiny Elliott Georgia State University
Luckey Lowell Mercer University/ Kennesaw State University
Xautyca Hall Columbus State University
Alyssa Idahosa Armstrong State University
Amaris Davis Kennesaw State University
Kayla Wilson University West Georgia

2017 Recipients - $39,000.00 total awarded

Emma Costanza Georgia Institute of Technology
Andrew Cho John Hopkins University
Connie Tran Agnes Scott University
Cassie Atchley Auburn University
Catelyn Ealy University of Alabama
Brittany Bush Columbus State University
Angel Daniel Oxford College of Emory University
Angela Lin New York University
Skylar Blackmon Charleston State University
Cameron Ashe Tuskegee University
Christopher Schintgen Augusta University
Zion Young Georgia State University
Morgan Mitchell Kennesaw State University
Kelsey Jones University of South Alabama
Jasmyn Jones Kennesaw State University
Cory Jackson Valdosta State University
Akira Battle Spelman College
Korah Lawrence University of Alabama
Eric Robinson University of Alabama
Allison Nobles Emory University
Quintavion Cowell Columbus State University
Brea James University of Alabama
Canelius Turner Columbus State University
Laquael Jackson Columbus State University
Brooke Coleman University of Alabama
Amaris Davis Kennesaw State University
Alyssa Idahosa Armstrong State University
Canelius Turner Columbus State University


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Consider giving a gift to our DLDF, Inc. We operate solely to provide services to the area residents. Financial contributions are needed for operations, and as a match for our grant support.

Please review the Annual Reports for more information.

Consider a tax deductible contribution to support our efforts.

Our mailing address is:
Delta Life Development Foundation, Incorporated
P. O. Box 12346
Columbus, Georgia 31917-2346

icon 1 4925 Forrest Road, Columbus, GA 31907

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