Friday, March 30, 2012

Alexandria Area Community Foundation Receives $360,000

The Alexandria community where I work for Bremer Bank, received some great news recently about a grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation. The details are included here.

Otto Bremer Foundation Grant Increases Capacity to Strengthen the Alexandria Area

The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) announced today that it will receive $360,000 from the Otto Bremer Foundation over the next two years to increase its capacity to enhance philanthropy in the Alexandria area and strengthen the community.

“This is a significant grant for our Foundation and this community,” said Kelly Jenzen, chair of the AACF board of directors. “Our board looks forward to assessing our community’s needs and identifying specific opportunities to enhance the vitality of the Alexandria area.”

The Community Foundation will reinvest $140,000 of the funds into key community programs over the next few years. Read the complete news release.

Posted by Holly Witt, NRS, Alexandria

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