February 12, 2015
Alexandria, Minn. – The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) announced today that it has received a $100,000 community challenge from the Otto Bremer Foundation. The Otto Bremer Foundation will match every dollar donated to AACF up to $75,000 by Dec. 9, 2015 and provide an additional $25,000 to further fuel Community Foundation’s operations.
August 29, 2014
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) announced today the awarding of Difference Maker grants to further the essential work of three key organizations dedicated to enriching the local community. The largest grant of $27,500 will allow Douglas County Car Care to fix 50 cars that will be donated to eligible individuals and families in need to help them achieve economic security and self-sufficiency. Theatre L ‘Homme Dieu received $23,000 for building updates and equipment to further its ability to produce and present live theatre, fine arts and educational programming in the community. A $8,000 grant will allow the Alexandria Senior Center to renovate and update the kitchen.