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Welcome to Delaware Grantmakers!

Delaware Grantmakers was created to strengthen philanthropy in Delaware by providing information, education, networking and collaboration opportunities.


Our Mission:  

The Delaware Grantmakers Association advances the growth of effective philanthropy that promotes improved quality of life in Delaware through education, networking, and collaboration.

Our Vision: 

The Delaware Grantmakers Association leads the state and the region by influencing effective and strategic philanthropy that results in measurable gains for all Delawareans.


The Delaware Grantmakers Association exists to provide information, education, networking and collaboration opportunities to individuals, corporations, and foundations who make significant charitable contributions in Delaware, and to strengthen philanthropy through public information and advocacy. It also works to increase the number of institutional donors supporting nonprofits in the state.

Board Leadership: Relationships Among the Parts (6/13/17) David Grant's blog post following his visit to Delaware in May 2017 after working with the Delaware Grantmakers and DANA (view the DGA/DANA rubric here)

President's Budget Proposal Targets Foundations (opinion) (5/26/17) Written by Tim Delaney, president of the National Council of Nonprofits; published in Philanthropy News Digest

Make your applications clearer, grant-seekers urged (5/23/17) - Article from the Third Sector that outlines what funders are actually looking for on grant applications

Tax Policy and Charitable Giving (5/18/17) - Independent Sector has released new research on how current tax reform proposals would impact charitable giving.

Johnson Amendment Update (5/4/17) - President Trump's Executive Order related to the Johnson Amendment

Affordable Care Act Replace & Repeal Update(5/4/17) - The House of Representative passed a bill to replace and repeal significant portions of the Affordable Care Act

Charitable Deduction Update (5/4/17) - The White House shared details about its tax plan that could deeply impact the philanthropic sector

Philanthropy Cannot Fill the Gap - Read more on how President Trump's 2018 budget could significantly affect foundation giving
   (Content provided by our friends at Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers)

What Trump's budget means for government grant managers (opinion) - On March 15, the Office of Management and Budget released President Donald Trump’s first federal budget. Listed here are several potential takeaways for federal grant managers.

Back from the Brink - Hundreds of grant makers are looking for lessons in how foundations were able to breathe new life into Detroit

Effective Philanthropy: Working with grantees - The organizations you decide to fund are doing most of the heaviest lifting, so it's no stretch to say that your most important job is choosing grantees wisely.

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6/28/2017
Midwest Corporate Giving Webinar Series | Measuring Your Giving ROI

7/13/2017
Mission Investing: Resources and Advice for Family Philanthropy

7/26/2017
Midwest Family Foundation Webinar | Is Your Family's Philanthropy Ready for the Future?

 


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Delaware Grantmakers Association
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302.588-1342 |  DGA@delawaregrantmakers.org