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July 13, 2016
Today is my last day as ACT for Alexandria's Community Foundation Associate. These past three years of working with ACT have been a tremendous learning experience. In my position, I had the...
July 11, 2016
“May you live in interesting times.” While the origin of this quote is somewhat disputed, it became prominent in the late 19 th century as words from Joseph Chamberlain, a British politician and...
July 05, 2016
ACT for Alexandria is pleased to announce the awarding of $1,376,625 in grants in 2015. The nonprofit recipients of the grants immediately put these dollars to work, providing critical services such...
June 30, 2016
We often align spending based on our personal interests and well-being. That’s where patriotic spending come in to play. Patriotic spending is the utilization of personal assets to benefit our...
June 06, 2016
Does the name Dan Palotta ring a bell? Probably not? But to those of us in the nonprofit world, he’s the standard bearer for promoting the value of nonprofits in our society. As an author,...
May 31, 2016
ACTion Alexandria, an initiative of ACT, is once again hosting the Green Ideas Challenge , starting on Wednesday, June 1. For the fourth year, ACTion is asking local nonprofits and community members...
May 17, 2016
The sun came out just in time to greet the 260 plus guests who attended ACT's Third Annual Community BBQ on Monday, May 16 at Vola's Dockside Grill & Hi-Tide Lounge on the waterfront. Guests...
May 10, 2016
You are amazing Alexandria! On April 20 th , over 8,300 of you joined together to make just under 12,000 donations to 153 deserving nonprofits serving Alexandria. When Spring2ACTion was a mere idea...
May 10, 2016
On Friday, May 6, Spring2ACTion participants, sponsors and volunteers gathered for a celebration of the $1,337,493 raised for 153 nonprofits from 8,316 generous individuals on April 20. After...
May 09, 2016
ACT for Alexandria, in addition to coordinating Spring2ACTion as a whole, participated separately as an organization in the giving day. Through Spring2ACTion, ACT raised money for the Early Care and...

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