Today's Seeds; Tomorrow's Harvest.

Developing strong leaders within the community.

The Earl D. Shoulders, Jr. Foundation is a foundation providing cultural and educational activities and scholarships.

Our Mission

To enhance the life of youth through scholarships and developing strong leaders within the community by empowering youth providing both educational and cultural activities.


  • To provide educational scholarships for children with defined criteria.
  • To provide community and peer mentors for children with the expectation of empowering youth to create progressive goals toward becoming a positive leader.
  • To incorporate educational, cultural and artistic strategies providing an avenue for positive expression for the total well-being of each individual youth.
  • To build alliances and partnerships with local organizations and businesses as well as any other community resources that will expand the goals and experiences of the youth.