Al Sura, Inc. Names 4 Mini-Grant Awardees
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
by Herndon L. Davis
Spring-Summer Application Cycle Begins May 1, 2014
The Board of Directors of Al Sura Inc. is pleased to announce the awardees of its Fall-Winter Mini-Grant program cycle. The selected Greater Washington D.C. area based organizations have excelled in their community service, youth mentoring, health and/or social justice advocacy, all cornerstones of the Al Sura'sorganization, mission and goals.
The Awardees are:
Wanda Alston Foundation
Project Healthy Living/ManDate
Will C. Production
The Al Sura Mini Grant program accepts applicants twice a year. The Spring/Summer Mini-Grant grant cycle is now open and all Washington, DC based non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply. Application submission deadline is Monday, July 1, 2014.
Awarded funds can be applied towards additional capacity initiatives, the organization of a progressive response to an unexpected crisis , an opportunity for organizing travel (to events or conferences), or for a special project not able to be funded by other sources.
Thanks to the generous support of the community and participation in Al Sura In Black - 'Our Legacy' in February 2014. Al Sura, Inc. will award a total of over $1,500.00 in this cycle. We anticipate increased giving in the next cycle following the annual White Attire Affair this summer.
To apply for an Al Sura Spring-Summer Mini-Grant please visit Al Sura, Inc. online and click on the Mini-Grant Program button on the right side of the Homepage. There you will find an applications and instructions on how to apply.
Should you have questions concerning Al Sura's Mini-Grant program or process
Please e-mail Darryl! Moch, Executive Board Vice-President by clicking on link below:
Al Sura, Inc.
recieves 2013 United States Excellence Award
March 28, 2014
Al Sura Inc has been selected for the 2013 United States Excellence Award amongst all its peers and competitors by the US Institute for Excellence in Commerce (USIEC). Each year the USIEC conducts business surveys and industry research to identify companies that have achieved demonstrable success in their local business environment and industry category. They are recognized as having enhanced the commitment and contribution of small businesses through service to their customers and community. Small businesses of this caliber enhance the consumer driven stature that United States is renowned for.
Al Sura Inc has consistently demonstrated a high regard for upholding business ethics and company values. This recognition by USIEC marks a significant achievement as an emerging leader within various competitors and is setting benchmarks that the industry should follow.
As part of the industry research and business surveys, various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the selected companies in each category. This research is part of an exhaustive process that encapsulates a year long immersion in the business climate of United States.
About U.S. Institute for Excellence in Commerce
The USIEC is a leading authority on researching, evaluating and recognizing companies across a wide spectrum of industries that meet its stringent standards of excellence. It has spearheaded the idea of independent enterprise and entrepreneurial growth allowing businesses of all sizes to be recognized locally and encouraged globally.
Particular emphasis is given to meeting and exceeding industry benchmarks for customer service, product quality and ethical practices. Industry leading standards and practices have been developed and implementation of the same has been pioneered by the dedicated efforts of the business community and commerce leadership.
More information on USIEC can be found at www.usiec.org
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Just in time for the Summer, you can now purchase and customize your shirt directly through the Al Sura Store for $20 plus tax, shipping and handling! By purchasing the "Al Sura Phoenix T-Shirt" you will be proudly displaying your support of the organization while adding high quality casual wear to your wardrobe!
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