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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.

Recent News from Delaware Community Foundation


Community Briefs 8/3/22 | Cape Gazette
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

... are thriving,” said Stuart Comstock-Gay, Delaware Community Foundation president and CEO, and Healthy Communities Delaware managing...more

New mural honors legacy of historic African American community of West Rehoboth Beach
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

Funded in part by several community partners and a $25,000 BIPOC Leaders and Communities grant from the Delaware Community Foundation, the...more

Community Briefs 6/22/22 | Cape Gazette
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

Arsht-Cannon Fund grants $25K to local ESL program The English as a Second Language Program at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Rehoboth...more

Fund for Women to honor Debra Quinton May 25 with Driving Force Award | Cape Gazette
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

It was established in 1993 as an endowment at the Delaware Community Foundation and since then, the FFW has issued more than $3.2 million in grants...more

DCF awards grants to 17 nonprofits serving BIPOC communities statewide - Delaware Public Media
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

The Delaware Community Foundation (DCF) has partnered with the African American Empowerment Fund of Delaware (AAEFD) to distribute $287,200...more

City of Wilmington and West Side Grows Together Officially Open an Innovative New ...
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation, Longwood Foundation

... the Delaware Community Foundation, Red Clay School District, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control...more

Delaware Community Foundation | Milford LIVE!
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

Delawareans will have an opportunity Thursday and Friday to donate to their choice of more than 500 nonprofit organizations throughout the...more

GreenWatch residual funds to protect Delaware River Watershed | Cape Gazette
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

... is dissolving and has transferred its residual financial resources of $400,000 to two charitable funds at the Delaware Community...more

Community Briefs 1/17/22 | Cape Gazette
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

The Fund for Women at the Delaware Community Foundation will begin accepting applications Saturday, Jan. 1, for its 2022 grants...more

Giving Tuesday offers needed boost to Delaware nonprofits - The Washington Post
Foundation: Delaware Community Foundation

... Response Initiative, a collaboration among DANA, the Delaware Community Foundation, Philanthropy Delaware and the United Way of...more



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