As Typhoon Haiyan leaves a wake of destruction, organizations across the nation are gathering donations and supplies to aid the families affected by this disaster.
Happy Community Foundation Week!
ACT has invested nearly $1 Million Dollars in capacity building grants to Alexandria nonprofits since 2005. ACT’s grants support and encourage nonprofit excellence and strengthens leadership within nonprofits by investing in infrastructure based programs and organizational needs. The Performance Impera
Alexandria was flooded with generosity on April 25th for Spring2ACTion, Alexandria’s Giving Day. The 8th annual online giving event had another record-breaking year, generating $1,812,851 for 156 Alexandria nonprofits in just 24 hours, an increase of $220,392 over 2017.
Ms. Heather Peeler was named President and CEO of ACT for Alexandria and assumed her role in February 2018.
Thank you to all who joined us on the waterfront for the Fourth Annual Harvest Dinner and Wine Auction. We are so grateful for your support of ACT and of the community. Here are a few images from the celebration.
Sally Bolger Gardner joined ACT in September 2017, returning to Alexandria, her hometown, from 11 years in the Northern California town of Grass Valley.
Sally’s background is primarily in office administration and human resources with minor detours for graduate school and raising two children, Sam and Clara, whom she and her husband, Gary, adopted from Bolivia.
Sally is looking forward to working with the ACT team and re-rooting herself within the Alexandria community. Welcome Sally!