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At the Delaware Community Foundation, we connect people who care with the causes they care about, helping individuals and organizations create charitable funds that become permanent sources of funding for charitable causes. We also:

  • - Inspire and expand philanthropy
  • - Empower nonprofit organizations
  • - Maximize the power of giving
  • - Engage future leaders in philanthropy

At the DCF, we make it easy for generous people to do
great things for the First State. Contact us for help
figuring out what your gift can do for Delaware.

 


What's New at the DCF?

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Fall into Fund for Philanthropy

Bring a prospective Founder and join us for relaxing evening on Tuesday, September 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the lovely home of Founders Susan and Wil Sherk in Wilmington. If you cannot bring a potential Founder, bring a bottle of wine or appetizer.

Please register for this FREE event!

 


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Join us for the Fall Family Festival!

Enjoy an afternoon of family fun with Next Gen North, including:

  • Food, drinks and live music
  • Pony rides
  • Hayrides
  • Pumpkin painting
  • Corn mazes
  • Face painting
  • A visit from Rocky Bluewinkle

October 4, 1-4 p.m.
Ramsey's Farm
500 Ramsey Road
(Off Route 92 in North Wilmington)

Advance tickets:
-- $20 per adult ($10 tax deductible)
-- Children under 12 free

Tickets will be available at the door for $25 per adult.

Proceeds help fund Next Gen North's grants to support science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) education programs in New Castle County.


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Register Now for the Fund for Women Philanthropy Breakfast
Honoring Susan Sherk with the First Founders' Award

The Fund for Women will honor Susan Sherk with the prestigious 2014 First Founders Award at its annual Philanthropy Breakfast on Oct. 22 at the Wilmington Country Club.

The First Founders Award is the Fund for Women's highest honor, recognizing a Founder who has had a major impact on the community through her exemplary philanthropic efforts. .

Susan, pictured right with Founder Nancy Bowman, became a Founder in 2000 and has helped recruit many others to contribute to the Fund for Women's endowment fund in support of women and girls in Delaware. Nancy Bowman and Susan Sherk


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