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On The Table: How Might Lake Michigan Be A Unifying Force For Chicago?

05.30.16 | Announcements

On May 10th, Delta joined thousands of organizations and individuals across the Chicago region to host an event for the Chicago Community Trust’s On The Table event. For the last three years, On The Table has provided an umbrella for thousands of Chicagoans to gather around a table, share a meal, and discuss important issues that affect our region. Delta’s…More

Citi Foundation’s Community Progress Makers Fund Awards $20 Million in Grants to Accelerate Economic Opportunity in Six U.S. Cities

05.18.16 | In the News

This Business Wire article shares the winners of the Citi Foundation’s Community Progress Makers Fund, an initiative that supports nonprofit organizations in their efforts to tackle long-standing urban economic challenges. Delta was awarded funding in their most recent grant cycle. Read more.

Delta Institute Selected by Citi Foundation’s Community Progress Makers Fund Grant Program to Accelerate Economic Opportunity

05.18.16 | Press

Chicago-based Community Progress Maker Joins Leading Nonprofit Organizations Across the United States to Address Urban Challenges Ranging from Affordable Housing to Environmental Sustainability and Infrastructure     [Chicago] – May 18, 2016 – Delta Institute announced today that it has been selected as a recipient of the Community Progress Makers Fund, a $20 million grant initiative to support 40 visionary nonprofit…More

May Update from the Delta Institute

05.17.16 | Announcements

This month’s Update shares news from our pilot with WattTime, a new Driven Doer, and volunteer and networking events!

Delta Institute teams up with nonprofit WattTime to launch smart thermostat pilot

05.16.16 | Announcements

Wouldn’t you like to set your thermostat to “clean power mode”, and rest easy knowing that you are powering your household from clean energy sources? Us too. And with funding from The Great Lakes Protection Fund, Delta Institute, Berkeley nonprofit WattTime, and smart technology maker Energate are piloting a new, smart thermostat technology that will help you do that. This…More

Driven Doer: Sam Schiller

05.13.16 | 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. Meet Sam Schiller. He is a long-time friend of Delta, co-founder our associate board, the Delta Emerging Leaders, and fighter of greenhouse gases at Tradewater. What do you do? I am the Manager of Carbon…More