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July 01, 2018
What do you love about Alexandria? What would you like to improve in Alexandria? How can a community organization / foundation help make life-changing results? These are just a few of the questions...
July 01, 2018
In 2012 conversations were happening around the country about the importance of the early childhood years. The same conversation was happening in our community. When the community talks, ACT listens...
July 01, 2018
ACT’s strategic planning process is driven by stakeholder engagement. We want a deeper understanding of our stakeholders interests and perspectives – including the thoughts of donors and people who...
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...

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