Royal Heirs, Inc.

          About Us


Royal Heirs Inc. is a Christian faith-based, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization registered in the state of Texas. Our programs are strategically designed to provide school-based/community-based services and wraparound supports to children, youth, and families to meet their pressing social needs. Royal Heirs' vision, mission, goals, and values not only reflect our commitment to how we are invested in day-to-day tasks to promote higher levels of out-of-school time prevention-early-intervention programs. We also inspire others to serve a higher purpose in helping to improve human conditions in becoming servant leaders in their homes, neighborhoods, schools, and workplaces.

Therefore, Royal Heirs takes a holistic approach to life and education in delivering high-quality, 21st Century leadership and enrichment programs to improve at-risk students' and families' outcomes. Our services include education and training, mentoring programs, community leadership programs, service learning, lifestyle coaching, career exploration, and entrepreneurial development for at-risk, disadvantaged children/youth and adults. Overall, Royal Heirs are people builders who train, educate, empower, and equip others with the tools and knowledge needed to rise above their life situations and circumstances.

Our Story

We’ve loved every minute of our journey

February 2008

We Gathered the Team of Dedicated and Knowledgeable Women together for Strategic Planning and committee interest. As a result, on August 8, 2008, the official Launch of Royal Heirs, Inc. (formerly known as Queens of Heaven, Inc.) became inclusive and was introduced publicly.

September 2009

We launched our first official school-based, after-school program in Dallas I.S.D. to provide high-quality prevention-early intervention education & mentoring program services to underserved/ underrepresented at-risk youth in low-income areas.

December 2012

Royal Heirs, Inc. /H.I.D.I.V.A. & M.E. program received a contract to work with G. I. S. D. students in elementary, middle, and high school. Visit to find out more about this great program. Also, R. L. Gray Community Development Outreach, Inc. and Corporate Connections partnered with R.H. to provide monetary donations and program supplies.

February 2015

R.H. Inc. launched "THE LOVE PROJECT" to provide social services to those in need and those without homes and living on the street. In 2019, Connect Unity Fellowship joined efforts with R.H. to help accomplish their work to service. 

 Distinguish  B.R.O.T.H.E.R.S. 

Brothers Reaching Out To Help Every Reenter Society 

"The Art of Manliness"


P3SC Launch

Volunteer Engagement

L E T' S  W O R K  T O G E T H E R

Meet Our Servant Leaders!

Kandre Covington


Executive Director

Kandre Covington-Smith is a certified nonprofit consultant with over three decades of experience in education, ministry, and the nonprofit industry. She is a prophetic visionary and a powerhouse in program development, community organizing, advocacy, and service delivery. Mrs. Smith has an extensive background in Biblical Studies and Ethics has prepared her for opportunities in religious research, strategic planning, teaching, coaching, and spiritual counseling.

Kandre has a passion for learning, with a dual major B.S. in Business Administration and Bible, A.A. in Liberal Arts, and currently completing an M.A. in Organizational Leadership. Also, she has a certification in Nonprofit Management, and a T. A. certification from Career Advancement Professional Education Center. In addition, she is an ordained/license Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and a Member of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Incorporated-PSI Chapter, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and Phi Theta Kappa.


Director of  Community Engagement

Andre Smith

Board Chairperson

Jasmine King

Administrative Assistant

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Dr. Linda Gray

Grants Manager 


Dr. Linda Gray is a nonprofit and small business consultant with more than 25 years of experience with expertise in small business mentoring, nonprofit start-ups, nonprofit management, grant research and development for community based nonprofits and faith-based organizations. She brings a legacy of community outreach and engagement experience in multiple jurisdictions.

Dr. Gray has extensive Neighbor Works training and hands-on experiences from a legacy of volunteerism and community service in both the faith-based and nonprofit community. She is an instructor for Collin Community College for 6 years which she developed the syllabus and curriculum for the Nonprofit Certification Series.

Tatiana Polydore

Treasurer & Accountant

Tatiana Polydore is a Dallas native that graduated from the University of Arkansas with her bachelors in Finance investment management while also minoring in Mandarin Chinese and African/African American Studies. She currently works as a tax accountant for Walmart Home Office and is the co-owner to her real estate investment firm named P&P Investment group.


Tatiana enjoys staying engaged in the community through her membership in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and the National Association of Black Accountants. As a twin mother, Tatiana loves to spend time with family and continue to be a role model for her children, as well as those around her.