DCF Capital Grants Grants support construction, renovation or repair of buildings, and/or land purchases, so nonprofits statewide can operate as efficiently and effectively as possible.
2020 Capital Grants recipients:
- CAMP Rehoboth, Inc. – $20,000
Repair two properties to increase safety and accessibility, including ensuring security of clients and staff.
- C.E.R.T.S., Inc. – $20,000
Purchase and install a lift system in personal care rooms, to reduce chances of injury when lifting patients.
- Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity, Inc. – $12,598
Replace HVAC system at A Home for Women, a shelter that will provide temporary housing to 20-22 women.
- Children’s Beach House – $5,000 (+$5,000 Co-Funding from Donor Advised Funds)
Replace HVAC system and current lighting, enabling greater efficiencies and cost savings and improved comfort and safety for guests.
- Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. – $15,000
Replace HVAC system at Dover location, enabling cost savings that can be applied to direct program costs.
- Delaware Historical Society – $15,000
Update the climate control system and make the Coxe House more accessible as the home of the Jewish Historical Society.
- Faithful Friends Animal Society – $20,000
Support the Building Compassion Capital Campaign – a facility expansion.
- The Green Beret Project – $10,000 (+$5,000 Co-Funding from Donor Advised Funds)
Build and outfit The WorkShop, a facility in the vicinity of the Simon Circle Youth Center that will provide greater capacity for serving youth of the Dover area.
- Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County – $15,000
Support construction of 12 affordable homes in Wilmington’s East Side.
- Jewish Family Services of Delaware, Inc. – $7,750
Install a security system to ensure the safety of staff and clients.
- Inner City Cultural League Inc. – $15,000
Build a storage shed behind its current facility, allowing more space for visitors and participants.
- Latin American Community Center – $20,000
Restore and repair of 8 restrooms on 3 floors to comply with licensing standards for Early Development Centers and Before and After School Community Learning Centers.
- New Castle Historical Society – $4,200
Replace gutters at the Amstel House.
- Rehoboth Art League – $10,000
Restore and repair the Peter Marsh Homestead, which includes the exhibit hall, children’s classroom, space for visiting artists, and community space.
- Second Street Players – $5,000 (+$5,000 Co-Funding from Donor Advised Funds)
Replace front and rear doors and side exit, providing a safe and secure entrance and exit.
- Sojourners Place, Inc. – $15,000
Replace the roof, which will preserve indoor areas that have been recently renovated.
- St. Michael’s School and Nursery, Inc. – $15,000
Purchase and install privacy and security fencing around its large outdoor play areas and parking lots.
- UrbanPromise Wilmington – $20,000
Rehabilitate a property that will be the home for its Street Leader Job Training program.
- Wilmington Head Start, Inc. – $20,000
Replace the roof at its largest location, providing childcare to 152 children and meal for all 486 children who participate in the program.
- YWCA Delaware, Inc. – $9,500
Replace HVAC in nine units at its Home-Life Management Center, enabling families to have shelter.