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Together we are change agents! Check out ACT's 2022 Impact Report.

You are the necessary ingredient to a potent formula tha combines passion, commitment, and generosity. Learn about the ways we made a difference in Alexandria in 2022.

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Supporting the mental health and wellness of nonprofit staff

Supporting our community means helping those who care for our community. ACT's Alexandria Resilience Fund provided wellness and mental health grants for nonprofit staff. Learn more about how these grants made a difference!

2022 Mental Health & Wellness Grants
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ACT launches new Housing Fund

The ACT Housing Fund ensures that Alexandrians have access to or they can remain in safe, affordable housing. Access to affordable housing was identified as a community priority by the Community Listening and Strategic Planning Team. This fund continues our work in partnership with the City of Alexandria to provide emergency financial assistance to community partners working to address the current eviction crisis. Funding priorities for the Housing Fund will be announced in the coming weeks.

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How does the divide between the East End and West End affect youth in Alexandria?

The Youth Council Discovery Project Presentations took place on May 21. We were so pleased more than 50 community leaders were able to attend and hear the findings from the students' capstone project. The Youth Council members are excited to take next steps to address environmental factors, disability accommodations and access, and middle school to high school transition challenges for youth in our city.

Read more about the Youth Council here!
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New Grant Opportunity to support Food Security

ACT for Alexandria, in partnership with the City of Alexandria Department of Community & Human Services (DCHS), is pleased to announce grants to support food security efforts in Alexandria. These grants, the final round of the ARPA-funded Emergency Support program, will support organizations with existing programs addressing food security in meeting Alexandrian’s emergency food needs.

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