Your Support Matters

See how far your Alumnae Dues & Donations go!

A minimum Alumnae Dues payment of $50 establishes you as an alumna in good standing, allows you eligibility to serve as a National Officer, and subscribes you to our wonderful national magazine, The Compass, as well as other Fraternity communications. Your support and involvement will help us achieve great things for our sisterhood. The generous support of dues-paying sisters keeps Theta Phi Alpha running. Here is a sampling of some ongoing and recent projects made possible thanks to your alumnae dues.


  • Design and publication of The Compass
  • Design, hosting, and maintenance of
  • Launch of the new Member Portal
  • Publication of ΘΦΑ biennial reports
  • Improved online reporting for chapters and associations


  • Acquisition of badges (including the badge of Founder May C. Ryan!) and other historical items
  • Trademarking of the name Theta Phi Alpha, Greek letters ΘΦΑ, Ever Loyal, Ever Lasting logo, Coat of Arms, Badge and new logo
  • License Agreement with Affinity Marketing Consultants to ensure that only licensed vendors use our trademarked symbols


National Office

  • Rent payments for the ΘΦΑ National Office—1,400 square feet of office space
  • Staffing needs—Full-time Executive Director, Director of Collegiate Services, and other professional staff
  • Over 5,000 hours of work by staff members each year, including approximately 3,200 phone calls and 7,500 e-mails answered

Strategic Planning

  • Start of search for a permanent ΘΦΑ National Headquarters and hiring more staff
  • Increasing Volunteer opportunities for members
  • Offering membership development and programming for all stages of membership

Chapter and Alumnae Support

  • Launch of Compass Chapters, a new four-year program that supports newly-installed chapters
  • Multiple Leadership Consultants (LCs) who visit all ΘΦΑ chapters and emerging chapters
  • One-on-one communication between National Officers and chapters/associations
  • Award and recognition programs

Membership Education

  • Development and launch of a new membership development experience for collegians and alumnae
  • Sponsor of National Hazing Prevention Week
  • Chapter Development Guides, on topics such as scholarship, recruitment, Ritual, and fundraising

Leadership Development

  • Programming for ΘΦΑ National Convention
  • Annual Officer Leadership Training for chapter executive board members
  • Theta Phi Days for collegians to learn more about ways to enhance their chapters

Support of National Officers and Volunteers

  • Training and professional development
  • Operational costs (e.g., travel, correspondence, manuals, photocopies, and phone expenses)

3 Easy Ways To Pay Your Dues Or Make Donations!

  1. Phone (via credit card) Call 1-440-899-9282
  2. Mail (via check or credit card)
    Print form: Alumnae Dues Form (185k, pdf)
    Mail payment and form to:
    Theta Phi Alpha
    27025 Knickerbocker Road
    Bay Village, OH 44140-2300
  3. Pay Online (via credit card)

Alumnae Dues Keepsakes

The first 100 donors of $100 or more will receive the 2019-2020 Alumnae Dues Keepsake! Other special gift for $200+ donors!

Don’t forget to visit the Penguin Shoppe!

Sporting Theta Phi Alpha attire and accessories is another great way to show love and support for Theta Phi Alpha!