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Legislative Session is Over – Nonprofit Advocacy Must Continue

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by Melissa Hopkins, Executive Vice President of Sector Advancement 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 in-person environment while maintaining virtual engagement opportunities. DANA advocated […]

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Delaware Nonprofits Need to Unite for Change

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For anyone working in Delaware with the General Assembly, June invokes a lot of feelings. At this point in the year, I find myself reflective with an undercurrent of urgency and anxiety. It is June and nonprofits have been so down and under pressure for more time than I care to remember. Still in pandemic […]

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If only I knew then what I know now.

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The Standards for Excellence Institute® Before becoming a Consultant, I spent much of my career in nonprofit leadership roles. Many of you reading this will agree, nothing is more satisfying and challenging than overseeing a nonprofit organization. The satisfaction came from having a positive impact on the lives of individuals, families, and communities.  The challenges? There were […]

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SHARE Delaware Debuts New Look and Functionality

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Statewide, March 15, 2022 –  DANA, the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement, and Philanthropy Delaware introduced SHARE Delaware as the State’s first comprehensive resource for information on Delaware nonprofits and their program locations –  all in one searchable database. Thanks to generous support by Discover Bank and Christiana Care an updated SHARE Delaware website with […]

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Board Succession Planning: A Critical – and Often Missed – Aspect of Good Governance

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by Pamela Leland, DANA Chief Learning Officer In my service to nonprofit organizations over the years, one of the saddest things I ever witnessed was a founding board president stand up in a large public gathering and ask for a volunteer to take over her role as President of the organization. In hearing this plea […]

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DANA Partners with MindEdge Learning to Expand Educational Opportunities for its Members

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MindEdge is a leading provider of online and on-demand higher education and professional development courses.  Since its founding by Harvard and MIT educators in 1998, it has served more than 3 million learners. DANA is pleased to partner with MindEdge and offer DANA Members access to their classes at reduced fees. These classes will complement […]

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