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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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...

Giving Back: Beebe campaign raises $45 million; United Way fund-raising day, Sallie Mae Dream...

Beebe Medical Foundation announced  the “I Believe in Beebe Campaign” raised $45.4 million – exceeding its $34 million goal. The four-year  campaign surpassed all previous Beebe fundraising campaigns; the previous highest total was $12.5 million...

Chemours employees join in international volunteer effort

 Employees at The Chemours Company Thursday  joined forces to celebrate International Volunteers Day and launch its inaugural Corporate Responsibility Commitment  Day with service projects and events throughout the world. The volunteer efforts are directly connected...

Giving back: Bank of America, Grotto Pizza, Sallie Mae, Dot Foods

(Editor’s note: We welcome news of your company’s donations.  Send items to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com. We have a backlog of items. If you have not seen your submission, let us know) Bank of America announces $500,000 grant Bank...

Ladybug release comes during dedication of Second Chances Farm

Ten thousand ladybugs were released in a dedication ceremony for Second Chances Farm #1 in Wilmington. Second Chances is the first hydroponic, indoor vertical farm in the State of Delaware. Ladybugs provide chemical-free, pesticide-free pest control. “At...

Trending: JPMorgan Chase announces $4 million investment in collaborative effort to revitalize ‘left behind’...

JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced a $4 million, three-year investment in Equitable Wilmington, a collaborative aimed at promoting growth in Wilmington’s West, East and Northeast neighborhoods. The collaborative includes Cinnaire Lending Corporation, True Access Capital...