Alexanria Area Community Foundation

Alexandria Area Community Foundation

Alexandria Area Community Foundation Announces Recipients of "Difference Maker" Grants

November 02, 2018

Alexandria, Minn. – The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) announced today the recipients of their "Difference Maker" Grants. The Alexandria Arts Association received $10,000, We Got Your Back received $9,000, Kindred Family Focus received $2,000, Veterans Memorial Park received $10,000 and the North Star Sports Complex received $7,500.

Ruth McDonald Fund Announces Grant Recipients for Health and Wellness Programming

November 02, 2018

Alexandria, Minn. – The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Ruth McDonald Fund Grants. The Central Minnesota Elder Network received $5,000 to support companion visiting programs, and The Written Gift received $5,000 to support advanced care planning.

Local Student Awarded $1,000 through the Alexandria Area Community Foundation

August 31, 2018

Alexandria, Minn. – The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF), in conjunction with CommunityGiving, is pleased to announce the recipient of the Thomas Reif Memorial Scholarship Fund for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. Lindsey Knoll of Alexandria, MN will be receiving $1,000 from the fund to continue her education at University of North Dakota.

Catherine Stine Elected to AACF Board of Directors

August 03, 2018

Alexandria, Minn. –The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) announced today the election of Catherine Stine to serve on the board of directors, effective July 1. Stine is principal of The Stine Group, a consultancy whose mission is “to establish environments where people to do their best work". The Stine Group assists organizations in strategic plans, business development and grants development.

Ruth McDonald Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications for Health and Wellness Programming

May 22, 2018

Alexandria, Minn. – The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) announced today that they are now accepting grant applications for the Ruth McDonald Fund Grant round to support projects that address health and wellness especially the needs of people in poverty. Grants range in size from $2,500 to $5,000. Grant application deadline is June 30.

AACF Now Accepting Grant Applications for Difference Maker Grants

May 01, 2018

Alexandria, Minn. – The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) announced today that their “Difference Maker” grant round is now accepting applications for programs that serve people in Douglas County. The AACF seeks to make significant grants that will be the “Difference Maker” in bringing about lasting, positive change in the Alexandria area community. Grant application deadline is June 30th.

Starke and Wosepka to be Honored by Alexandria Area Commmunity Foundation

April 23, 2018

Alexandria, Minn. – The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) would like to cordially invite the community to join their annual celebration of philanthropy on Monday, May 7. The celebration will take place at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center from 5:00-7:30pm. The highlight of the event this year will be the presentation of the "Ruth McDonald Award in Philanthropy" to Frank Starke and John Wosepka.

AACF Awards $38,000 to Local Organizations

September 21, 2017

Alexandria, Minn. – The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) announced the recipients of the 2017 Difference Maker Grant round and awarded $38,000 to local organizations.

Grant Round Opens to Douglas County Region

May 01, 2017

Alexandria, Minn. – The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) announced today that their “Difference Maker” grant round is now accepting applications for programs that serve people in the Douglas County region. The AACF seeks to make significant grants that will be the “Difference Maker” in bringing about lasting, positive change in the Alexandria area community. Grant application deadline is June 30th.

Alexandria Area Community Foundation to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

May 01, 2017

Alexandria, Minn. – The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) would like to cordially invite the community to join the celebration of their 25th anniversary on Monday, May 8th. The celebration will take place at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center from 5-8pm. The celebration will reflect on the past 25 years of philanthropy in the community as well as present two awards to local individuals who have supported the foundation.