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Friday, March 27, 2020

Nonprofits invited to apply for grants from coronavirus response fund

Delaware nonprofits affected by coronavirus are invited to apply for grants from the Delaware COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund, housed at the Delaware Community Foundation and directed by a council of Delaware’s philanthropic leaders. The application...

Responding to coronavirus: Tiberi, Piendak, M Sherpa, University of Delaware

In partnership with Delaware business leaders Richard Piendak and Dave Tiberi, as well as other local businesses and members of the community, ChristianaCare will open a collection site to receive donations of medical supplies...

Nonprofit, philanthropic groups launch coronavirus initiative

Four nonprofit and philanthropic entities have launched an initiative to generate resources necessary to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in Delaware. The group is coordinating fundraising, grantmaking and volunteer activities. Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement...

Giving back: New nonprofit focuses on at-risk children; Grotto, Dunkin donations

New nonprofit aims to build support for programs that support at-risk children A coalition of 17 civic and business leaders announced that they had formed Action for Delaware’s Children, a not-for-profit advocacy organization that will...

Giving back: Chesapeake Utilities, Schell Brothers, Easterseals

Dover-based Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced that employees logged approximately 5,000 hours of volunteer service with nonprofit organizations throughout the company’s service area in 2019. Chesapeake's service area includes the Delmarva Peninsula and portions of Florida. Chesapeake...

Jewish Federation named ‘Top-Rated Nonprofit’

Jewish Federation of Delaware announced  it has been named a “2020 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, a provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. The Federation is the first nonprofit in Delaware to earn their...

Delaware gets $7.8 million to aid homeless population

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  awarded $7,825,678 to support 27 homeless housing and service programs in Delaware. The Continuum of Care (CoC) grants provide  housing and support services to individuals and families experiencing...

Chemours marks Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with service projects

Employees of The Chemours Company  today volunteered at events in Delaware, New Jersey and Mississippi as part of Chemours' Fifth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Most  of today's activities directed toward the...

Housing fund announces $1 million in funding for two dozen homes

Seven   housing projects statewide will receive $1 million from Delaware’s Housing Development Fund. The HDF, Delaware’s housing trust fund, was created for the purpose of providing affordable low and moderate-income households. Nonprofit developers or...

Gerret, Tatiana Copeland win Chamber’s Marvel Cup

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce awarded the Josiah Marvel Cup Award to philanthropists, Gerret and Tatiana Copeland on Monday night. The award was  presented at the Chamber’s 183rd Annual Dinner. The event, held at...