Become a part of the alliance to advance nonprofit excellence throughout Delaware. DANA offers many services uniquely to members. Because anyone can help advance nonprofits – we have created ways for individuals and businesses to be part of the alliance.
Nonprofit Organizations: Established 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in Delaware.
Associate Member Categories:
- Individual: Those who do not fall into the other categories listed above but want to support DANA’s efforts to strengthen, enhance and advance nonprofits in Delaware.
- Emerging Nonprofit: Start-up organizations that seek to obtain 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
- Small Business: Businesses, consultants, and vendors that serve the nonprofit community.
You can also check out who is already a member of DANA by visiting the Member Search.
The Value of Membership
Joining DANA has a variety of benefits. Nonprofit organizations will gain access to many networking opportunities, expertise in nonprofit management and governance through discounted trainings, research materials, and much more. It’s not a question of whether you can afford to be a DANA member, but whether you can afford not to be!
Your annual membership package includes:
|Benefit||Benefit Value||Member Nonprofit||Associate Member|
|Free 30 minute new member orientation||$75|
|Access to customized trainings and consulting services at preferential rates: board governance, financial excellence, strategic planning and leadership development||Incredible|
|Free data on sector research||Useful & DE specific|
|Discounts on Workshops and Webinars||$25 - $100|
|Listing on DANA website with link to organization site||Driving Awareness|
|Reduced ticket rates for Annual Conference||Send many!|
|Access to Credit Union membership and benefits*||Cha-ching|
|Share Events on our DANA Member Calendar||Increase reach|
|Up to 3 Standards for Excellence Education Packets annually at no charge||$25 each|
|Nonprofit Help Desk - Up to one hour phone /email consultation with DANA staff. If you have questions on risk management, board governance, leadership, financial excellence, advocacy and other nonprofit issues. Our staff have considerable nonprofit experience with Standards for Excellence Certification.||Priceless|
|Access to Retirement Benefit resources*||Saving for the future!|
|Free 15 minute presentation to Boards of Directors on DANA’s services||$35|
|Free Job Postings on DANA's LinkedIn page* and website||$25 ea. for 30 days|
|Social Media Postings on Member News||Engaging!|
|Discount on annual Grantstation subscription||$600 and more|
|Discount for Standards for Excellence Accreditation||Varies|
|Access to discounted partner services: Advertising*, Human Resources, and Insurance||A 20% savings|
|Free compensation data from Guidestar for select nonprofit positions||Hard to get!|
|Organization listing on SHARE Delaware platform: sharedelaware.org||Get connected|
|Advocacy - DANA serves as a champion for the Nonprofit Sector||Grant-in-Aid + $15MM|
|Advancing connections through Exclusive Member networking sessions||Incalcuable|
|Elect DANA Board of Directors||Powerful!|
*New DANA Member Benefit as of January 2019.
Membership fees are determined by each nonprofit’s annual operating budget, so access to these great opportunities should be within every organization’s reach.
|Nonprofit||0 - $49,999||$75|
|$50,000 - $99,999||$95|
|$100,000 - $199,999||$130|
|$200,000 - $399,999||$175|
|$400,000 - $699,999||$250|
|$700,000 - $999,999||$350|
|$1,000,000 - $1,999,999||$450|
|$2,000,000 - $3,499,999||$600|
|$3,500,000 - $4,999,999||$700|
|$5,000,000 and above||$750|
The success of our members and the nonprofit sector as a whole relies on public confidence and community support. We encourage DANA members to follow the Standards for Excellence Code of Ethics and Accountability developed by the Standards for Excellence Institute.