Alexandria Fund for Human Services Notice of Opportunity

The Alexandria Fund for Human Services (AFHS) supports human service programs vital to meeting the needs of the Alexandria community with broadly defined service priorities for young children, youth, families, immigrants, seniors and persons with disabilities. The Fund priorities help to ensure that the city’s residents will be served during their times of vulnerability.

Page updated on May 7, 2019 at 3:45 PM
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FY 2019-2021 Grant Awards

The Alexandria Fund for Human Services (AFHS) is the umbrella fund through which the Department of Community and Human Services coordinates and administers competitively awarded grants to nonprofit and community agencies that serve Alexandria’s young children, youth, families, immigrants, seniors, persons with disabilities and low-income individuals. The successful grant recipients offer programs and services that that address five Grant Priority Outcomes: 

  1. Children and youth are school and career ready
  2. Children and youth are socially connected, emotionally secure and culturally competent
  3. Individuals, families and seniors are economically secure
  4. Individuals, families and seniors have access to health and mental health resources
  5. Individuals, families and seniors are assisted in preventing and remedying crisis

City Council’s FY 2019 Adopted Budget included a $1,996,430 appropriation to make grant awards as recommended by a community review panel for the period covering July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021. Grant awards for two additional fiscal years, is contingent upon funding availability and satisfactory program performance. Descriptions for the 43 programs receiving grant awards can be found here.

Notice of Funding Availability for the next grant cycle will be published in the fall of 2020.


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