UNCF History

Events

April 25, 1944, The Foundation

April 25 1944

The UNCF is founded by Frederick Patterson

May 2, 1944 ,Small help is only Given

may 2 1944

The UNCF started helping colleges and universities in Virginia

September 9, 1945 Support is Given

September 9 1945

Franklin D Roosevelt supports the UNCF

June 13, 1946 The Support Spreads

June 13, 1946

The UNCF started spreading more support in different states

February 5, 1950, An Army Forms

February 5, 1950

Multiple colleges joined the UNCF

August 29, 1952 More help is given

August 29, 1952

The UNCF started helping HBCUs

March 14, 1954 Government's Decision

march 14, 1954

Supreme court had to make a decision for the UNCF

April 7, 1957 Elected

April 7, 1957

Patterson became president of the Phelps Strokes Fund

November 12, 1959 Donations are Received

November 12, 1959

John F Kennedy donates money to the UNCF

May 11, 1960 Passed Worker

May 11 1960

John D. Rockefeller , jr. Died while working with the UNCF