Tri Kappa is a philanthropic organization that exists only within the boundaries of the state of Indiana. Tri Kappa has 146 Active chapters and 114 Associate chapters with almost 9,000 members.
Each Tri Kappa chapter has special projects in its community for charity, culture, and education. Local chapters also support statewide projects. The James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for children has received contributions of over $1 million and thousands of Riley dolls since it began in 1922. Tri Kappa also supports the Ronald McDonald House. Donations are made annually to the Mental Health Association in Indiana, the Arc of Indiana, Indiana Special Olympics, and many other charitable causes.
Each year local chapters and state Tri Kappa give over $1.5 million to its endeavors of charity, culture and education. Since 1901 Tri Kappa members have donated untold hours and millions of dollars to projects in the state of Indiana.