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Alexandrians Gather to Learn about Racial Equity at the IMPACT Forum

Snow did not keep us from having our biggest IMPACT Forum ever, with 250 attendees filling Beth El Hebrew Congregation to capacity. Now in its 12th year, IMPACT convenes board, business, City, community, nonprofit, and philanthropic leaders to discuss innovations in philanthropy and strategies for building the capacity of nonprofit organizations and individuals to make a lasting impact in the community.

Submit a Request for Funding

The ACT Now Fund is currently accepting applications from 501c3 organizations that serve City of Alexandria residents and are seeing an increase in the need for services from vulnerable Alexandrians as a result of the shutdown.  Organizations can request up to $5,000 every 30 days.  Grants will be given to support a broad range of programs and services.  Priority will be given to help meet short-term, unanticipated emergency services (food, housing, financial assistance, child care assistance and mental health servi

Ways You Can Take Action!

Help Those Affected by California Wildfires

You can help families and communities most affected by the recent wildfires in California by sending dollars directly to organizations on the front lines of relief and recovery efforts.  Financial donations are the best way to  provide support during natural disasters; money allows organizations on-on-the-ground to by supplies, provide food and shelter, etc now and throughout the recovery period. 

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