Notable News

Gary Spotlight group sets plans for downtown

04.24.17 | In the News

This Post-Tribune article shares highlights from the Downtown Gary-Emerson Neighborhood Spotlight Quality of Life Report Celebration. Delta Institute and our partner, Alliance for the Great Lakes, were in attendance.


Rain gardens, bioswales planned for Hobart sites

04.20.17 | In the News

This Post-Tribune article quotes Delta’s Ben Shorofsky on a recent decision of the Hobart Board of Public Works and Safety to approve four green infrastructure sites in Hobart, Indiana. Delta is working in collaboration with Alliance for the Great Lakes on the project.


April Update from Delta Institute

04.13.17 | Announcements

In April’s Update, we share strategies to strengthen nonprofit-led social enterprises, link you to the new WTTW, Urban Nature, and introduce you to our very own Eve Pytel. Read more.


Delta Identifies Strategies to Strengthen Nonprofit-led Social Enterprise

04.12.17 | Announcements
Rebuilding Exchange trainee, Johnny, prepares reclaimed lumber for resale.

Nonprofit-led social enterprises (NPSE) in Illinois are leading the way through the sale of goods and services in mission-driven sectors like youth development and materials reuse. They generate funds that allow nonprofits to accomplish their missions and make an impact in the communities they serve. However, not all NPSE are thriving. Given the unstable state funding landscape and competition in…More


Driven Doer: Eve Pytel

04.10.17 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Each month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help advance Delta’s mission of achieving a resilient Great Lakes environment and economy. This month, we’re introducing you to Eve Pytel, Programs Director at Delta Institute. She’s been a Chicago resident for almost 20 years and loves to run. She ran her first race, the Cape Anne…More