Helping Smaller Communities Plan, Grow and Prosper
Photo Courtesy Fletcher McKinney, City of Foley
WHAT DOES ACE DO?
ACE provides technical assistance to select communities with populations of 2,000 to 18,000 through a comprehensive, three-phase approach.
ACE advocates leadership development and engages in a municipality’s vision and plans for growth and enhanced quality of life.
WHAT DEFINES AN ACE COMMUNITY?
- Fosters growth and prosperity by focusing on its distinctive assets and resources
- Establishes a vision based on the community’s unique values, concerns, and priorities
- Engages a broad base of community stakeholders to develop and implement short-term and long-range plans to achieve that vision
- Strives to meet defined ideas that embrace Leadership, Planning, Economic Development, and Quality of Life issues such as education, healthcare, and public safety.
Fun Things to do in ACE Communities
We’ve gathered up a few of the many fun touristy things to do in our ACE Communities.
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Resources and Forms
Looking for a presentation from a recent ACE Meeting? Looking for the Annual Reporting Form? You’ll find it here!
News from ACE
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Our ACE Communities
The leadership found in our ACE Communities provides the backbone of our program.
Along with our team of partners, community leaders and long-time professional staff, we’re helping Alabama grow stronger one community at a time.