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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.

DANA can provide you with consulting and training services tailored to your needs. We have experienced independent consultants in a range of expertise - including governance, sustainability, strategic planning, financial management, collective impact, fundraising, succession, and executive coaching.

Contact Sheila Bravo at 302-777-5500, Ext. 7 or email [email protected]

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

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Legislative Session is Over - Nonprofit Advocacy Must Continue

After what felt like an exceptionally long legislative session, we have reached the final day of the second half of the 151st General Assembly. This year, the legislature did a remarkable job of moving back to an...
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“I have been so impressed with DANA’s response to this crisis and feel so fortunate that we have an association here in Delaware that provides so much support and strength for our sector.”

Vikram Krishnamurthy

Executive Director, Delaware Center for Horticulture

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.