Category: Nonprofit

As new developments and jobs sweep into Wilmington, the simple economic facts remain bleak, according to a new report. Prosperity Now, a national nonprofit devoted to increasing economic opportunity in low-income communities, today released a report detailing economic inequality in Wilmington. The numbers present a city starkly divided along racial and economic lines. While the median…

YWCA Delaware CEO Stephanie L. Staats will receive the “Jessie Arrey-Mbi Leadership & Service Award” for her commitment to service and improving the lives of women and families. The award is given by Women in Leadership Development & Empowerment, Inc (WILDE), a professional women’s 501 (c)3 public charity that works to improve the lives of…

By Peter Osborne For the first time, Junior Achievement of Delaware has earned 5-Star Status on Junior Achievement USA’s Operating Performance Standards, completing a six-year climb back from being labeled a Chronic Underperformer under newly imposed Operating Performance Standards by the national organization. Perhaps even more impressive, JA of Delaware ranked first in the nation…

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…