Category: Nonprofit

By Joyce L. Carroll Special to Delaware Business Times Chris Grundner’s professional journey has mirrored that of a roller coaster ride. He was at the top of an ascent in the corporate marketplace at the century’s start. Grundner was among the youngest senior vice presidents for cobrand credit card business development at what is now…

The African American Empowerment Fund of Delaware (AAEFD), a giving circle within the Delaware Community Foundation, is now accepting grant applications from area nonprofits. AAEFD was created to promote causes important to African American Delawareans. The grantmaking will target education with a focus on higher education access and retention. Applicants can request up to $2,500.…

ProPublica’s Nonprofit Explorer public database now allows users to search for board members and key employees. The search tool tracks almost 616,000 tax-exempt organizations, including details such as executive compensation, revenue and expenses. Users can download tax filings as far back as 2001. ProPublica, a nonprofit news organizations, touts the database as a way to…

(AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday issued initial orders allowing the Weinstein Co. to continue paying its bills and working toward a sale of substantially all of its assets. Judge Mary Walrath’s rulings include interim approval for the company to borrow up to $25 million to see it through bankruptcy, but only after…

I read with interest the recent article by Sam Waltz, “Path from prison to workplace should be on employers’ radar.” I would like to provide further insight as to why re-entry is important to the business community. I am the founder and executive director of Project New Start Inc. In 2013, as the city of…

Delaware companies tap autistic workers for new talent pipeline

By Daniel Metz Special to Delaware Business Times After 20 years working as a user interface analyst, Anthony Moffa was still unable hold down a job. He was passionate about his work, but he struggled to get along with co-workers and navigate office politics. Finally, at 48, Moffa was diagnosed with autism. Armed with a…

By Ken Mammarella Special to Delaware Business Times The president of Delaware’s largest philanthropic organization Monday challenged attendees of the 96th annual dinner of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce to rethink their support for nonprofits. “It’s your job to bring your personal experiences to bear and ask the right questions,” said Thère du…

(AP) — An insurance company has given four Delaware organizations $325,000 in grants to combat the state’s opioid crisis. The News Journal of Wilmington reports Highmark Delaware President Tim Constantine announced the grants Monday as “no organization or entity can fight this alone.” The state Department of Health and Social Services says 34 people have died from…

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…