ACT for Alexandria

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.