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.
EXPAND YOUR EXPERTISE
Industry-leading resources, workshops and leader development programs
STRENGTHEN YOUR ORGANIZATION
Standards for Excellence® best practices in 27 areas of nonprofit management
CONNECT AND COLLABORATE
Peer networking, collaborative forums, DANA’s Annual Conference
RESEARCH AND RESOURCES
Data on Delaware’s nonprofit sector, research studies, and tools and tips for nonprofit excellence
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.
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.
Demystifying Outcome Measurement: New Resources for Delaware NonprofitsMore than ever, nonprofits are being asked to communicate the impact results of their programs and services. DANA in partnership with the Public Health Management Corporation have created a suite of resources to help Delaware nonprofits understand how to and ways to improve their outcome evaluation techniques.
Online Series: IT'S YOUR TURN: THE ROLE OF THE BOARD CHAIRThursdays in February - Whether you’re just stepping into this leadership role or are a seasoned board leader, this training will help you be more effective in your role. You’ll learn how to bring your best leaderful self to the board chair role, artfully facilitate meetings that net results, and improve the leadership work of the board as a whole.
Reflecting on the Events on Capitol Hill - January 6, 2021
January 7, 2021
Yesterday, our democracy was tested on the steps of our Nation’s Capitol. That democracy, as fragile as it is in this moment, held firm. At DANA, we celebrate our democracy and all the freedoms it provides to us as...
“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 KrishnamurthyExecutive 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.