Celebrating the life and legacy of

Ronald Everett Felder Sr.


Rob Felder Memorial

April 4,1944 – June 21,2014

Ronald Everett Felder Sr., served as the President of the Queen City Foundation for 26 years. He was an active community leader in Cincinnati’s educational and social arenas. He attended Cincinnati Public Schools and graduated from Woodward High School. He studied at Xavier University and served four years in the Air Force. Ron was the first African American to be elected to the position of President of Queen City Foundation. Leading the Foundation was not a job, but a joy for him. Through Ron the Foundation was a bridge of assistance and encouragement for many under- represented students who were able to attend selected private schools across the country. Ron personally mentored over 400+ students during their high school years and college experiences. He allowed them to have a voice, meet leaders, have a venue to celebrate their culture and develop leadership skills. Ron impressed upon his students the value of a good education and encouraged them to be the best at what they do.

Ronald E. Felder Sr. Memorial Fund

We will continue to honor the legacy, contributions, dedication and support of academic excellence that Ronald E. Felder gave to the Queen City Foundation(QCF) . Through the Ronald E. Felder Sr. Memorial Fund we will continue the growth of QCF programs. For more information about this fund or to donate call (513)241-1322 or donate today online .

School Testimonials

  • QCF provides an invaluable service in our community, pairing families who seek access to opportunities a school education can provide...

    Christopher P. Garten. Head of School – The Seven Hills School
  • QCF provides independent schools with a support system in our endeavors to identify qualified high school students.  

    Frances Romweber, Former Principal – St. Ursula Academy
  • QCF and  Summit Country Day  share a common goal, which is to bring young people reflective of our great and diverse city into our dynamic school.  

    Gerard M. Jellig, Former Head of School – Summit Country Day
  • Queen City Foundation connects Cincinnati's independant and private schools with talented minority students from across the city.  

    Dr. Robert P. Macrae, Head of School – Cincinnati Country Day School
  • QCF has been an enormous help to Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy in building a diverse community amongst its student body.  

    T. Randall Brunk, Head of School – Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy
  • Schools strive to provide an  education for our students, and we are thrilled that QCF students contribute to and benefit from that experience.  

    David Mueller, Principal – St. Xavier High School
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