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.

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

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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 Nonprofit Bootcamp

Join the Arlington Community Foundation and ACT for Alexandria for a bootcamp on cultivating legacy gifts for your organization.

Register for the Event
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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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Join the Youth Council

The Youth Council is a program designed by youth, for youth with the goal of involving young Alexandrians in philanthropic decision-making, advocacy, and program-building. We are seeking students in grades 9-11 who are interested in making a difference in their community to apply for this position. The deadline to apply is Monday, November 1.

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30-Day Racial Equity Challenge

The Challenge invites participants to complete 30 short assignments, over 30 consecutive days, which include readings, videos or podcasts.

Register for the 30 Day Challenge

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