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AACF By the Numbers

Founded: 1992

Total Assets: $1.4 million

Total Grants Awarded: $522,675

Alexandria Area Community Foundation


Since 1992, the Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) has provided a way for area residents and businesses to give back to their community.  The Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Minnesota Community Foundation, provides grants for capital projects, programs, and other projects that improve the quality of life in the Alexandria Area.  

The partnership with the Central Minnesota Community Foundation enables the Alexandria Area Foundation to save administrative costs and provide a wide variety of services to donors, their professional advisors and nonprofit organizations in the region. 

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Loren and Kathryn Liesemeyer continue a family tradition of giving and find a way to increase their impact.  

Their Story

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For Rick and Sandy Paulsen, giving starts close to home and can continue well into the future with AACF.

Their Story


Fred and Terri Bursch found a new tool that makes it easier to give to the charities that matter to them.

Their Story

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