Since 2008 our diverse and experienced team has been innovating in the social impact field.Learn More

We offer services nationally including communities benefits strategies, social impact consulting, impact investing, and project development. Learn More

ACT is actively increasing the social impact of organizations across the country through a variety of projects.Learn More

Our Services

  • Community Benefits Strategies: ACT works with private developers, financial institutions, and other partners to help them maximize the community benefits of their projects and investments, which translates to meaningful social impact and bottom-line impact.
  • Social Impact Consulting: ACT partners with nonprofits and community-based organizations to help them make their social impact projects and programs a reality, while also helping our partners gain expertise and build capacity along the way.
  • Impact Investing: ACT makes strategic investments in real-estate and operating businesses that have a social impact on our communities.
  • Project Development: ACT occasionally takes on the role of master developer or development partner on real-estate projects that have a high impact on improving our communities, creating jobs, and building community/economic development.

Latest News

Baltimore Sun: “Shocking developments in East Baltimore”

The Baltimore Sun’s Dan Rodricks recently recognized the great work happening in East Baltimore — including progress on American Communities Trust’s project, the Baltimore Food Hub:

“I drove by the Baltimore Food Hub on Oliver Street. Humanim […]

ACT and Baltimore Food Hub Participate in Annual East Baltimore MLK Jr. Day of Service

On January 15, 2018 American Communities Trust (ACT) hosted 500 volunteers at the Baltimore Food Hub for the annual East Baltimore Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Organized by The 6th Branch and Civic […] Baltimore: “Construction Begins at Baltimore Food Hub” Baltimore by Stephen Babcock

Just before an Amtrak train rode by the corner of East Oliver and North Wolfe in the Broadway East neighborhood on Tuesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was talking about how the area […]