John Heiman wrote -
The Irwin and Ferne Graves Heritage Fund supports scholarships and grants for undergraduate members of the Alpha Chapter of Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity at the University of Central Missouri. The fund is named in honor of Col. Graves, Kappa '41 and his wife Ferne who were long time supporters of Alpha Chapter. The scholarships are provided based on academic achievement and grants help support participation in various leadership development programs. The Alpha Chapter Alumni Association awards the scholarships and grants. Gifts to the Heritage fund, which is administered by the Sigma Tau Gamma Foundation, are tax deductible.