Community Needs program awards 21 COVID-response grants to nonprofits

Delaware State News
Posted 5/6/21

DOVER — The Delaware COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund’s Community Needs Grants program at the Delaware Community Foundation announced Thursday that it has awarded $210,000 to 21 nonprofit organizations providing services to communities statewide.

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Community Needs program awards 21 COVID-response grants to nonprofits

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DOVER — The Delaware COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund’s Community Needs Grants program at the Delaware Community Foundation announced Thursday that it has awarded $210,000 to 21 nonprofit organizations providing services to communities statewide.


These general operating grants, each in the amount of $10,000, will allow organizations to continue to operate in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


The organizations that received the grants are the Be Ready Community Development Corp., Caring Hearts Helping Hands, the Central Baptist CDC, Clothing Our Kids, Code Purple, ContactLifeline, the Delaware Children’s Theatre, the Delaware Zoological Society, the Delmarva Clergy United in Social Action Foundation, the Epilepsy Foundation of Delaware, ITNSouthernDelaware, Leading Youth Through Empowerment, Literacy Delaware, the Milton Community Food Pantry, the Nanticoke Indian Association, PAWS for People, Read Aloud Delaware, the Rehoboth Beach Historical Society, Sussex County Crisis Housing Services, The Precision Institute and the Wilmington Children’s Chorus.



Launched March 18, 2020, the fund has awarded $3.6 million to more than 150 Delaware nonprofits thus far. The next round of grants will be announced soon.


The Community Needs Grants Program is a partnership with Philanthropy Delaware. For more information, visit here.