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Since inception in 1986, the Delaware Community Foundation has distributed more than $215 million, now averaging about $13 million each year in charitable grants across the First State. These grants support innovative programs that address our state's most pressing needs and promising opportunities. 

Grant Opportunities

 

Grant
(Click for application/guidelines)

Populations and
Focus Areas Supported
Deadline
Applications
now available!
Kent County Fund for the Arts of the arts in Kent County. We are especially interested in initiatives which:
• Encourage new acquisition of works of art
• Bring arts activities into Kent County (e.g. bringing a show or exhibit into the region)
• Sponsor single or seasonal productions
March 31, 2015

 

Collaborative grants

Initiatives in which two or more nonprofit agencies within a single county work together to maximize their collective capabilities.

 


The application period for 2014 is closed.


The Next Generation
- Northern Delaware

Programs supporting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) K12.


The 2014 cycle is now closed. 2015 applications will be available summer 2015.
 

The Next Generation
- Southern Delaware

Programs serving Kent & Sussex County.

Next Gen South is currently raising money to support programs for child mental health services and programs including, but not limited to, victims of abuse, suicide prevention, anti-bullying efforts and to combat teen dating violence. The merits and execution of each program will determine grant selection.

The 2014 cycle is now closed. 2015 applications will be available in spring 2015.

  Youth Philanthropy Board - New Castle County

Varies

 

The 2014-15 cycle is now closed. 2015-16 applications will be available in late 2015.

  Youth Philanthropy Board - Kent

Varies

The 2014-15 cycle is now closed. 2015-16 applications will be available in late 2015.

 

Youth Philanthropy Board - Sussex

 

Varies

The 2014-15 cycle is now closed. 2015-16 applications will be available in late 2015.

  Equipment grants

Statewide.

Portable items essential to the applicant organization’s delivery of services.Typical award $2,000- $7,000, max. $10,000.

 

The application period for 2014-15 is closed.   
 

Capital grants

 

Statewide.

Construction, renovation or repair of buildings, and/or land purchases. Typical award $5,000-$20,000; max. $25,000.

The application period for 2014-15 is closed.
 

Fund for Women


Statewide.
Programs relating to health, wellness and life skills that lead to future economic self-sufficiency for girls and women in Delaware.
The application period for 2014-15 is closed.

The Delaware Community Foundation's Grants Committee oversees all grantmaking, subject to approval of the Board of Directors. The Foundation awards grants for charitable purposes to nonprofit organizations with a 501(c)(3) designation issued by the Internal Revenue Service. Agencies receiving Foundation grants must serve the State of Delaware and its residents without discrimination based on race, religion, gender, age, disability, national origin or sexual orientation.

For specific requirements, please see individual grant guidelines and applications.

For more information about the DCF grantmaking process, contact Beth Bouchelle, Director of Grants, at 302.504.5239 or bbouchelle@delcf.org.


 

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