Delaware Community Foundation

The Delaware Community Foundation manages charitable funds for individuals, families, businesses and organizations, and distributes income from the funds as grants to humanitarian, educational, health and cultural entities throughout the First State.
With nearly 900 funds, more than $230 million in assets and annual grants of over $15 million, the Foundation provides a lasting source of charitable funding to benefit Delawareans now and for generations to come. For more than 20 years, the Foundation has been connecting people who care with causes they care about, helping to make Delaware a better place to live.

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Recent News from Delaware Community Foundation

Next Gen South grants funds to organizations combating addiction crisis
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

The Next Generation of Southern Delaware, a giving circle of the Delaware Community Foundation had its annual Grants Ceremony on Nov. 9 at Arena's in Milford. Funds raised from Next Gen South's...more

Beloved University of Delaware football coach Tubby Raymond dies at 92
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

He first wife, Susan, passed away in 1990. His son David achieved his own notoriety as the original Philly Phanatic. Funeral arrangements are pending. The family asks in lieu of flowers that...more

New Sussex County Youth Philanthropy Board announced
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

This year's Sussex County Youth Philanthropy Board members shown are in back (l-r) Hayley Wilson, Sussex Tech High School; Morgan Absher, Woodbridge High School; Cade Keeler, Sussex Central High...more

Plan to revive Schwartz Center moves forward
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation, Longwood Foundation

... General Assembly and $1.2 million in grants from philanthropic groups, including the Longwood Foundation and Delaware Community...more

Kent nonprofits receive grants for low-income residents
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

Kent nonprofits receive grants for low-income residents ... of $220,000 in grants from the Potter Charity Trust Fund at the CenDel Foundation, a fund...more

Next Generation North presents $31K in grants to local nonprofits
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

The Next Generation North of the Delaware Community Foundation awarded $31,128 in grants to help fund arts-related programs that affect...more

CenDel Foundation announces fundraising milestone
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

CenDel, in partnership with the Delaware Community Foundation, facilitates the yearly distribution of funds from the Kent County Fund for the Arts....more

Former President Barack Obama surprises attendees at a Beau Biden Foundation fundraiser
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

The Beau Biden Foundation was created in 2015 by Beau Biden's widow, Hallie, and the Delaware Community Foundation to continue work...more

SoDel Cares donates $4000 to Surfers Healing
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

Kammerer is the founder of SoDel Cares, which is managed by the Delaware Community Foundation. "SoDel Concepts is actively engaged in...more

SEI To Serve As OCIO For Delaware Community Foundation
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

Global fund operations specialist SEI has been engaged by The Delaware Community Foundation to serve as outsourced chief investment officer...more

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New Castle County, DE

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Social Enterprise UK  named Oxfordshire  county as Britain’s first-ever ‘Social Enterprise Place’. According to Social Enterprise...

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