Category: Nonprofit

SoDel Concepts will celebrate Girl Scout Cookie month by featuring a different cookie in a series of special desserts. The proceeds will go to the Girls Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay. The hospitality group’s chefs will compete March 15 for the Girl Scout Cookie Cup at The Clubhouse at Baywood. This will be the fifth…

The Food Bank of Delaware has announced that the Longwood Foundation made a $1.5 million gift towards the organization’s Creating a Bold Future capital campaign. In 2016, The Food Bank acquired an 80,000-square-foot facility in Newark, which officials said will enable the organization to maximize operational efficiency, while increasing capacity to meet the needs of…

A survey conducted by the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement (DANA) found that state funding cuts have forced nonprofits to reduce services. The fiscal year 2018 budget reduced grant funding to nonprofits by more than $25 million, including over $8 million in grant-in-aid dollars. Last fall, DANA reached out to nonprofit executives to better understand…

(AP) — House lawmakers are set to vote on a bill establishing a new legislative committee to review grant applications from nonprofit organizations, community groups and volunteer fire companies. The grants package is one of three annual budget bills passed by lawmakers and amounts to tens of millions of dollars, but the money has come…

Getting a few dollars knocked off your tax bill probably isn’t the main reason you give to charity. If you’re like most U.S. taxpayers, you give because you care about the health of children, a clean environment or great arts programming; because a neighbor asked you or because high-quality education is important. You give because…

The Jewish Federation of Delaware has launched a new website at ShalomDelaware.org. The website was updated with better site navigation and responsive design to enhance user experiences. It features a community calendar, event registration, more robust content and a secure donation platform. “ShalomDelaware.org serves as federation’s primary online communication vehicle and it is increasingly important…

Bank of America has invested $200,000 in the Wilmington Renaissance Corporation towards mobilizing artists engaged with improving the Quaker Hill and West Center City neighborhoods. The investment comes as Mayor Mike Purzycki rolls out his Neighborhood Stabilization Plan for West Center City — the first neighborhood in a citywide initiative to focus extra resources on communities…