We’re looking for two people, dedicated to serving veterans and their families, to join the ALA Foundation Board of Directors! Read more to learn how to apply before the March 15 deadline.

Since 2007, the American Legion Auxiliary Foundation has been working to serve the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary by raising funds, promoting the ALA’s mission, and granting financial support to Auxiliary entities — local units, districts, departments/states — and ALA programs like ALA Girls Nation and support of the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival.

The ALA Foundation has granted:

  • 71 Veteran Projects Fund grants totaling $329,101
  • 37 Veterans Creative Arts Festival grants totaling $76,448
  • $456,127 to support the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival
  • $180,472 to support ALA Girls Nation

If you’re ready to pursue a new opportunity to better the lives of our nation’s heroes and the volunteers dedicated to serving them, the American Legion Auxiliary Foundation Board of Directors is right for you!

The ALA Foundation Board of Directors make decisions that impact strategy, operations, and finance. They work with ALA National Headquarters’ Development Division staff to plan upcoming campaigns and events that help further the mission. They also review and approve financial budgets, with the responsibility of being good stewards of any grant funding or donations. As a member of the ALA Foundation Board of Directors, you will be part of a dedicated team determined to make a difference.

For more information regarding the time commitment, role, and expectations, visit ALAFoundation.org/board-applicationApplications are due March 15, 2024.

Following the deadline, the ALA Foundation’s Nominating Committee will verify and review all applications, conduct candidate interviews via Zoom, then select two candidates to be presented to the ALA Foundation Board of Directors at its April 2024 board meeting. The board will elect individuals from this group and present those individuals for confirmation to the ALA National Executive Committee (the Auxiliary’s governing board). The three-year term of service for a new board member begins upon confirmation by the NEC at the ALA National Convention in August 2024.