Category: Nonprofit

With more than 900 Delaware leaders and volunteers in attendance June 15th to hear organizational guru Jim Collins, Delaware’s nonprofit sector seems as healthy as it ever has been. Perhaps healthier. And that’s likely a true statement. When CEO Chris Grundner convened the annual meeting of DANA, the Delaware Association for Nonprofit Advancement, the energy in…

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition presents awards The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition presented its 2015 Shining Light Awards, June 12 at the Chase Center on the Wilmington Riverfront. Awards were presented to individuals and companies in the following categories: Sussex County Chapter Women’s Council of Realtors for “Spotlight on Philanthropy”; Jacquie Connell for “Spotlight on Survivorship;…

Wilmington, Del. – Junior Achievement of Delaware, in partnership with Capital One, t announced the launch of a redeveloped digital curriculum and accompanying technology for the Junior Achievement Finance Park program,. The initiative will give Wilmington middle and high school students personal finance tools and digital skills to help them succeed in today’s technology-driven economy.…

By Kathy Canavan Jim Collins, the author of “Good to Great” and other business bestsellers, does only occasional speaking appearances now, but Thère du Pont and Chris Grundner persuaded him to come to Wilmington on June 15. Collins will be the keynote speaker at the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement’s (DANA) annual conference titled “Making…

Delaware nonprofits selected for improvements

By Robert Kalesse Special to Delaware Business Times The executive directors and board members of six Delaware nonprofits are currently involved in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to improve their organizations strategically in the hopes of going from good to great. That’s because the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement (DANA) has secured the assistance and wisdom of…

The Delaware Community Foundation has retained Kittleman & Associates, a national search firm, to assist with the search for the foundation’s next president and chief executive officer. Kittleman & Associates, a firm focused exclusively on senior executive searches for public charities and foundations, will help the DCF board of directors identify the successor to Fred…

OperaDelaware has been awarded two years of production support totaling $450,000 from The Longwood Foundation, the largest grant to the arts organization in its 71-year history. The grant will immediately help support OperaDelaware’s next spring festival, scheduled for the weekends of May 14 and 21, 2016. The festival will feature performances of two mainstage operas…