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Advancing Nonprofit Excellence in Delaware

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Leaders and advocates for Delaware’s nonprofit sector

DANA offers industry-leading services in individual and group training sessions. In addition, we hold conferences and serve as the nonprofit advocate in Delaware.

Let’s Work Together

Nonprofits in Delaware are strengthened when we work together to support local communities. Our efforts are multiplied through the support of government, business, foundations, donors and volunteers. These stakeholders care about the efficiency and effectiveness of nonprofits they support. As a member of the alliance, your staff, board and volunteers can learn from other nonprofit leaders, and gain access to resources and tools that can help your mission advance.
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EXPAND YOUR EXPERTISE

Industry-leading resources, workshops and leader development programs
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STRENGTHEN YOUR ORGANIZATION

Standards for Excellence® best practices in 27 areas of nonprofit management
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CONNECT AND COLLABORATE

Peer networking, collaborative forums, DANA’s Annual Conference
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RESEARCH AND RESOURCES

Data on Delaware’s nonprofit sector, research studies, and tools and tips for nonprofit excellence

Leadership Development

DANA provides Executive Directors, Board Chairs and the Board of Directors as a team, many different learning and networking opportunities to strengthen their skills and practices to be confident and effective in advancing their community impact.

Organizational Effectiveness

DANA helps nonprofits improve their operational effectiveness with an emphasis on best practices in board and leadership development, collaboration, strategic planning, outcome measurement, fundraising, advocacy, and financial management.

Advancing the Nonprofit Sector

DANA promotes the value of nonprofits to government, business, and foundation leaders. It represents the perspective of Delaware nonprofits on public policy that impacts their organizations.

Latest News

Looking Ahead to 2018

It’s that time of year again.  There is a chill in the air.  The half price Halloween candy has been replaced on the store shelves with candy canes.   And I start counting down the days until the Delaware General...
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As a relatively new nonprofit, the Delaware Botanic Gardens turned to DANA to guide us as we evolved our Board and improved the focus and professionalism of our team. In addition, DANA’s leadership is essential to ensuring that the public and political leadership of our state understand the wide scope and vital importance of the benefits which nonprofits bring to Delaware every day.

Raymond Sander

PRESIDENT, DELAWARE BOTANIC GARDEN

Our Alliance Partners

Many thanks to DANA’s Alliance Partners! We couldn't serve our members and the nonprofit sector in Delaware without you. If you are interested in becoming an Alliance Partner with DANA, contact us.