Get Involved

Attend an Event

There’s many ways to get involved with our environmental and economic efforts underway throughout the Midwest. Delta Institute hosts everything from informative webinars to fun events to project ribbon cutting ceremonies. We’d love to have you join us.

Join Our Board

Delta Institute’s Board of Directors provides a balanced approach to governance and oversight while actively managing and guiding all organizational facets. Board meetings occur quarterly, with Board-led committee meetings also occurring quarterly in adjacent months. All Directors sign membership agreements that cover governance and philanthropic requirements. In return, Delta Institute provides personal and professional fulfillment, networking, and the opportunity to help shape a dynamic regional nonprofit.

Become a Delta Emerging Leader

Delta Institute recruits emerging professionals to volunteer on our associate board, the Delta Emerging Leaders (DELs). The associate board, composed of up to 25 professionals from a wide array of sectors, collaboratively work to advance Delta’s mission by expanding our network of supporters, donors, and partners through events and initiatives that engage new and diverse audiences. The DELs’ recruitment cycle takes place each spring for one-year, renewable terms beginning July 1. Questions about joining the DELs? Please click here to email us or click the link below to learn more.

Careers and Internships

Full-time & part-time


Delta Institute is undertaking a fundamental incorporation of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in all recruitment efforts for staff, as well as for our governing and associate boards. We welcome learning more about organizational leaders who have diverse experience and a keen focus on equity and inclusion in their leadership. Please read more about our commitment to DEI.

Request for Proposals: Organization-wide Training for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Delta Institute (Delta) is seeking a consultant to facilitate an in-person training session in Chicago on July 26 for the organization’s staff, associate board, and governing board. Interested consultants should submit a PDF proposal using the instructions in this RFP by June 15, 2023.

Administrator, Environmental Finance Center

Delta Institute is undertaking ambitious new programmatic plans for the next five years, and seeks an Administrator to manage and provide leadership to a staff team delivering projects in one program area; to provide multiple administrative or organizational development functions; to manage the day-to-day implementation of their assigned area; to provide strategic insight and technical expertise; and to coordinate with external partners and networks for Delta Institute.

Support Us

Create a thriving Midwest for tomorrow by supporting Delta today.