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Invest in the Midwest

Invest in the Midwest

When it comes to making an investment this upcoming Earth Day, consider investing in our home: the Midwest. At Delta, we not only work with large urban communities on projects that reduce municipal flooding, solid waste, and air pollution, but we also partner with...

Apply to Become a Delta Emerging Leader!

Apply to Become a Delta Emerging Leader!

Are you, or someone you know, passionate about advancing innovative solutions to sustainability in the Midwest?  Consider applying to join the volunteer associate board of Delta Institute: the Delta Emerging Leaders (DELs)! The DELs advance Delta’s mission by...

Commemorating Black History Month

Commemorating Black History Month

Collaborating with communities to solve complex environmental challenges connects with the need to acknowledge that racial inequity has driven many of these legacy challenges. For far too long, the communities which are most negatively impacted by environmental racism...

Stronger Together for a Resilient Great Lakes

Stronger Together for a Resilient Great Lakes

As climate change accelerates, Great Lakes communities face more extreme weather-related threats. One of the most common is frequent flooding, causing expensive damage to property, polluting and stressing our water systems, decimating aquatic habitats, and...

Announcing the Winner of BOOST 2020!

Announcing the Winner of BOOST 2020!

Presenting the winner of Delta Institute's 9th annual BOOST event! BOOST is a platform for early-stage entrepreneurs with innovative products and services to provide sustainable change in the Midwest. BOOST 2020 is a virtual showcase, welcoming hundreds of supporters...

Working Together for Equity in Little Village

Working Together for Equity in Little Village

2020 is – at its heart – a year about resilience. Resilience against injustice, against climate impacts, against generational inequity. But for many Chicago communities, resiliency is an ongoing campaign – not just in 2020.  Located on Chicago's Southwest Side, Little...

A conversation with 2018 BOOST winner Trista Li

A conversation with 2018 BOOST winner Trista Li

Trista Li receiving the 2018 BOOST award for her venture, KitcheNet. BOOST 2020 is right around the corner! Taking place in November, this year’s event will be conducted remotely, though its basic substance remains the same: local entrepreneurs will pitch their...

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