Reflecting on a year filled with impactful activities that advance environmental, economic, and climate goals in the Midwest.
We are honored that Candid (formerly known as GuideStar) has recognized Delta Institute for the third year in a row with a Platinum Seal of Transparency!
Our expanded findings on factors impacting agricultural conservation in Illinois, with additional in-depth analyses impacting Northeast Illinois counties.
2022 BOOST Awards held on October 27th invested $12,000 in four sustainability-focused Midwest entrepreneurs to solve regional environmental and economic issues CHICAGO, IL, USA, November 2, 2022 /[Click here to read the EIN Presswire press release]/ -- Last...
Please join us in welcoming Jaré Akchin, Karl Analo, Ashley Bakelmun, Eira L. Corral Sepúlveda, and David Fording as Delta’s newest Board Directors!
Delta Institute’s governing Board of Directors provides oversight and management of Delta Institute. Board Directors serve up to two terms of three years each (for six years total) and participate in at least one of our three standing Committees: Development; Finance; and Governance and Nominating. Our Board adheres to best practices in nonprofit governance and signs an annual participation agreement outlining their roles and responsibilities to Delta Institute, as well as identifying any conflicts of interest that may impact their service.
Crains Chicago Business has recognized Bill Schleizer as one of their 2022 Notable Leaders in Sustainability. Delta’s Board Chair, Sam Schiller, celebrates the occasion in this congratulatory note.
By 2025, Delta will collaboratively address environmental, economic, and social issues in our home region, impacting more than 500 communities, one million acres, and 100 million captured stormwater gallons. We’ll achieve these goals through our efforts centered on agriculture, climate, water, and community development.
By 2025, Delta Institute will support 1,000 farmers as they transition to resilient, sustainable, and regenerative practices—thus improving the environment, mitigating the impacts of climate change, and strengthening a farmer’s bottom line; one million Midwestern acres will successfully transition.
By 2025, Delta Institute will assist municipalities by integrating natural climate solutions and Green Infrastructure (GI) to reduce climate change impacts through capturing 100 million stormwater gallons and leveraging $100 million in municipal GI investment.
While we can’t capture it all in one post–every community workshop, every tree planted, every soil health test–here’s a few stand-out moments from 2021.