Recognition and Awards

ASF’s work has received numerous awards. The most recent include:

  • 501cTECH Technology Award (2014)
  • Economic Club of DC (June 2012)
  • Alexandria City Public Schools 2011 Partners in Education Award Recipient, Superintendent‘s Award of Excellence (for work in the middle schools).
  • Alexandria City Court Service Unit Certificate of Appreciation to ASF Apprentice Program Staff (for apprentice program)
  • Catalogue for Philanthropy: 2009-2010 selection as one of the best smaller nonprofits in the Greater Washington Area
  • Alexandria Non-Profit Leader of the Year, 2009
  • Built Upon a Dream: Selected by WJLA-TV for nonprofit facility makeover, 2008

ASF has received national media recognition:

  • CNN Giving in Focus (December 2010)
  • NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams: Making a Difference (December 2009)
  • CBS Evening News with Katie Couric (October 2006)