Capacity building is an investment in the effectiveness and future sustainability of a nonprofit.  When capacity building is successful, it strengthens a nonprofit’s ability to fulfill its mission over time, thereby enhancing its ability to have a positive impact on lives and communities.  Recognizing the significant role nonprofits play in contributing to the overall quality of life in Northwest Arkansas, several organizations with the support of the Walmart Foundation have teamed up to create a program, called Achieving Capacity Together or ACT, that supports small nonprofits seeking to accelerate the development of their capacity to serve the community.