RIAA-USA members are dedicated graduates of Ricks Institute, friends of Ricks, and like-minded individuals. We engage in value-added activities that assist student development at Ricks, provide support to Ricks administration, and benefit to external communities.
As good stewards; managing limited resources, we are highly strategic in what we do. We execute tasks that maximize our resources, magnify our individual efforts, and enable us to live Ricks’ motto, “Not For Self, But For Others”.
What We Do:
Capital Improvement Projects:
We directly execute Capital Improvement Projects at Ricks:
The Virtual Education & Electrical Generator Project
Administrative Building Renovation Project
Bathroom Renovation Project
Develop Human Capacity:
Student Development Initiatives:
Scholarships (Donor / Sponsor needed)
Mentor / Mentee Program (volunteers needed)
Our financial sources of revenue are:
Our signature Chairman’s Banquet and Dinner (held during our annual convention).
Class contribution and
Donations (cash, goods, and services)
Members support (being our brother’s and sister’s keepers):
Membership Support / Alumni Engagement / Administrative Activities:
Membership Outreach / Religious Support
Conference & Convention
Collaborative work with Ricks Administration
Meetings (Social Media, Chatrooms)
How You Can Help:
Become involved in our association. Click here on how to join RIAA-USA
Become active: Join a Committee / Project Team
Participate in your Local Chapter Events / Meetings
Make a donation
Contribute funds to a project
Establish a scholarship
Mentor a student at Ricks
The RIAA Scholarship Process and scholarship programs provide a systematic and defined pathway for alumni members, families and friends of Ricks Institute to confidently donate funds designated specifically for scholarships to benefit Ricks students. This process ensures accountability and alleviates you from having to spend time and effort on redundant steps. It allows for donors to use a streamlined, reliable, professionally managed and established means to more directly assist with educating children at Ricks.