Alpha Delta State Ohio (ADS) is the originator of Alpha Delta State Ohio Educational Foundation (ADSOEF). Members at the 2017 State Convention authorized the establishment of Alpha Delta State Ohio Educational Foundation. The A. Margaret Boyd Overseas Foundation was renamed Alpha Delta State Ohio Educational Foundation.
ADSOEF is recognized as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and began operation July 1, 2017. As a 501(c)(3) organization, ADSOEF provides funding for activities that support professional and personal growth of women educators in Ohio and promotes educational excellence for Ohio students.
ADSOEF maintains the following funds: A. Margaret Boyd International Study Fund, Esther H. Strickland Student Teaching Grant Fund, Annie Webb Blanton Scholarship Fund, Biennial Seminar Fund, Leadership Memorial Fund, Individual/Classroom/Community Project Fund, and the Without Donor Restriction (Unrestricted) Fund.
ADSOEF is managed by seven elected Directors and three non-elected Directors from Alpha Delta State Ohio who serve four-year staggered terms. The first election was March 2017 at the State Convention General Session. The Board of Directors elect a Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and Secretary. The three non-elected directors include the ADS President, the ADS Treasurer, and the ADS Immediate Past State President.
The ADSOEF Annual Meeting is conducted at the Alpha Delta State Convention. All members of Alpha Delta State are members of Alpha Delta State Ohio Educational Foundation and can participate in, make motions, and vote at the annual meeting.