ACT's 6th Annual Nonprofit Excellence Forum Resources


Thank you for attending ACT's 6th Annual Nonprofit Excellence Forum.  Below are resources shared at the event. 

Keynote Address
Jean Case, Case Foundation -
David B. Smith, National Conference on Citizenship -
Web sites referenced during the address

Community Building & Citizen Engagement

Brooks Kenny's PowerPoint and Activity Handout
Kathy Jankowski's Catalogue for Philanthropy PowerPoint
Anne Schaffer & Edwin Taylor's Capital One PowerPoint
Marketing Handout

Kim Fiske's SCAN Handout
Mary-Frances Wain's Board Checklist
Casey Goldens blog -

Foundation Center blog -

Photos & Media Coverage
Check out photos from the event from Fillmore Martin Photography
Read what Washington Life is saying about the Forum - Get Out & Give Back:  Alexandria ACTs Up
ACTion Alexandria - Jean Case Advises Alexandria Nonprofits to Take Advantage of Social Media - ACT for Alexandria Holds Nonprofit Forum

ACT Capacity Building Grants
Strategy Implementation Grants
Strategy Implementation Grant Application
Apply online -

Compass Micro Strategy Project Application
Apply online -

Click here for more grant details.

Upcoming ACT Events

  • Wednesday, October 27th, 7:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Dr. Stephen Fuller's The Second Year of Recovery: What to Expect for the Washington Area and the Northen Virginia Economies, sponsored by ACT, Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, and Alexandria Economic Development Partnership.
  • Wednesday, November 17th, 7:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Alexandria Board Leadership Exchange (ABLE) Fall Event - Ambassadors Abroad in the Community:  Telling your organization's story, sharing your passion, and recruiting others to join your effort.

ACT is extremely grateful for the generosity and support of our Nonprofit Excellence Forum sponsor: 

If you have any feedback about the Forum you would like to share, please email Brandi Yee at or call 703-739-7778.