A community foundation dedicated to the City of Alexandria

Our Impact


Alexandrians are known for their generosity and desire to give back to the community they love. Learn how ACT for Alexandria can support you in achieving your philanthropic goals.

Become a Philanthropic Partner


Alexandria’s nonprofits are committed to improving the lives of Alexandrians. Learn how ACT for Alexandria can support you in achieving your mission.

Become a Nonprofit Partner

The Latest

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Our Commitment to Racial Equity

ACT's board of directors recently affirmed our commitment to racial equity and a future where all residents can achieve their full potential. We invite you to learn alongside us, hold us accountable, and join us as allies in working toward a racially just future.

Read about our commitment
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Stronger Together: A Community Impact Report on the COVID-19 Response

From March through December 2020, ACT for Alexandria, in partnership with the City of Alexandria, thousands of donors and more than 100 nonprofits, worked together to provide critical programs and services for our neighbors in need. Together we provided $5.76 in emergency support. Neighbors helping neighbors.

Read the report.
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Legacy Giving Campaign

If you want to build charitable giving into your estate plan, ACT can help you realize your goals, achieve tax advantages, and create a lasting local legacy. We are engaging nonprofits leaders, community stakeholders and professional advisors to learn more about the level of awareness, attitudes and needs related to legacy planning and the planned giving strategies that can bring legacy plans to life. Please take the brief survey on the Legacy Giving page to inform our next steps.

Legacy Giving
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Work with us!

Are you looking for an opportunity to support our community in a meaningful way? ACT is seeking consultants to work with our team in different capacities. We have RFPs for an Investment Consultant, a philanthropic landscape scan, and the development of a funder affinity group. Visit our Request for Proposals page to learn more!

Request for Proposals

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