Category: Nonprofit

Local nonprofits face uncertain 2019

By Peter Osborne Special to Delaware Business Times Call it the Law of Unintended Consequences: The deep cuts the Delaware General Assembly imposed on nonprofits in 2017 have put those organizations in a better position to cope with the uncertainty of the new federal tax bill, concerns about a possible recession entering 2019, and the…

Year Up Greater Philadelphia will graduate 48 young adults who have completed its year-long finance and technology workforce development. Year Up provides young adults from underserved communities with the opportunity to enroll in college at no cost, earn up to 24 college credits without incurring debt, received a modest stipend, intern at a leading company…

Delaware nonprofits can now apply for the Delaware Community Foundation’s 2019 Capital Grants. Capital grants target projects with lasting, positive impact.They fund construction, renovation or repair of buildings, and/or land purchases. They typically range from $5,000 to $20,000. For 2019, approximately $250,000 will be awarded to qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. “Capital grants enable nonprofit organizations to…

By Dan Metz Special to Delaware Business Times The Urban Bike Project gave away 100 bicycles and helmets as part of their ambitious annual Christmas Build in 2018. The bikes were collected throughout the year and distributed to young children in need across Wilmington throughout the holiday season. The bicycles aren’t new. They are outgrown,…

By Rob Martinelli Publisher If you are looking to make a last-minute tax-deductible gift to a nonprofit, or thinking about getting involved in the new year, please check out the Delaware Business Times Giving Guide, pictured to the right. The publication showcases 42 Delaware nonprofits and their leadership teams. They serve the region through their…

Support groups teach more than business basics

By Pam George Special to Delaware Business Times When injuries from a car accident forced Kari Ainsworth to close her massage practice, she re-evaluated her career options — and her networking groups. The Millsboro resident had been a member of a local Business Networking International Network chapter, a coed group. However, as she transitioned into…

The Philadelphia-based Springboard Collaborative this summer helped students at Kuumba Academy and Great Oaks Charter avoid the “summer slide,” meeting ambitious growth goals toward grade level reading. The 211 students who attended the six-week program gained an average of 2.3 months of reading growth, while preventing the three-month loss in reading skills that’s often expected during…