Category: Nonprofit

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…

Six years out from the 2008 market crash, most people have recovered sufficient income and confidence to give generously once again. But the post-recession philanthropist is driven less by emotional impulse and more by practical thinking. Today’s donors increasingly look for more bang for their buck, emphasize impact over personal glory, and make charitable giving…