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New Year, New Legislative Opportunities

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by J.L. Hanes, Public Policy & Advocacy Manager A new year means a new legislative session and new opportunities for the nonprofit sector to make progress on our goals. Along with some new faces, this legislative session opens with some exciting progress on one of DANA’s more highly anticipated legislative priorities: affordable healthcare for nonprofits. […]

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Conversations with the Community: Kirsten Olsen, Children & Families First

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In 1884, concerned community members in Wilmington came together to help meet the needs of their struggling neighbors. It began a legacy of caring individuals, working together and dedicated to improving the lives of children and families. Now, a statewide organization, CFFDE engages over 20,000 individuals each year, steadfast in their commitment to champion children and families […]

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Conversations with the Community: Akima Brown, Reel Families for Change

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ONLINE INTERVIEW SERIES TO FEATURE DELAWARE NONPROFITS Delaware, December 15, 2022 – Community Conversations-Delaware Voices, a weekly series of short interviews, will featureconversations with leadership and staff from nonprofit organizations throughout Delaware. The collaboration between DANA, the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement, and TELEDUCTION/HEARTS AND MINDS FILM, will be an updated version of Conversations from […]

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DANA Membership Update

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by Daniel Davis, Engagement Manager What a year of membership we’ve had at DANA!  In 2022, we’ve welcome almost 100 new members, bringing our membership to over 530 nonprofits around the state of Delaware.  In the last few months, over 75% of our members have utilized their membership in some meaningful way, from attending an […]

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The Role of Nonprofits During an Election Cycle

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By Jalissia Haynes As Delaware’s midterm elections ramp up to election day, many nonprofits may be cautiously sitting on the sidelines anxiously awaiting the people’s decision on who will govern us in the next legislative session. However, 501c3 organizations do not have to play the role of passive bystanders nor should they! Because of the […]

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