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May 30, 2018
The first community foundation was established in 1914 in Cleveland. Today there are more than 760 community foundations around the country. ACT for Alexandria is one of them. Community foundations...
May 30, 2018
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...
May 30, 2018
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...
May 30, 2018
As an ACT donor YOU are making a lasting difference in the lives of others. The difference YOU make just might surprise you. Take for example Alexandria Soccer Association (ASA). When Executive...
April 26, 2018
The office has been abuzz with preparations for Spring2ACTion on April 25. I can’t believe it’s been two months since I officially joined the team at ACT. Every day I’m inspired by the dedicated...
April 25, 2018
One day can make a world of difference . That day is Wednesday, April 25! Join us for Spring2ACTion, Alexandria’s Giving Day – www.Spring2ACTion.org . Hosted by ACT for Alexandria, Spring2ACTion is...
January 08, 2018
Ms. Heather Peeler was named President and CEO of ACT for Alexandria and assumed her role in February 2018. Ms. Peeler comes to ACT from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations ( www.GEOfunders.org...
December 14, 2017
I want to make a lasting difference. Like most young college graduates, I moved to this area thinking I would live here for a year or two before moving back home to California to “settle down.”...
October 24, 2017
I write on behalf of the ACT for Alexandria Board of Directors to share the news that John Porter has informed us of his decision to pass the torch as President and CEO of the organization, effective...
October 24, 2017
Go Shop. Do Good. Give Back. Red Barn Mercantile and Penny Post have launched a new give back program called Good. Works. Wednesday . Every Wednesday , these Old Town Alexandria businesses will give...

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