Over the past few years, we have committed ourselves to being more transparent with our partners, supporters, and stakeholders regarding our approach to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at Delta Institute. Since Delta’s ad hoc DEI Committee concluded...
A more inclusive approach to community development
How You Can Help Plant 2,200+ Trees this Earth Day
Consider ways to be more sustainable this Earth Day? This year, we invite you to join Delta Institute in planting over 2,200+ trees in the Midwest.
Delta Institute Receives the Highest Ratings Possible for Financial Management and Transparency
It's been an exciting start to 2023 for us all at Delta Institute! We are proud to announce that our strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency has earned us a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator. Less than one-tenth of 1% of charities...
2022: Year in review
Reflecting on a year filled with impactful activities that advance environmental, economic, and climate goals in the Midwest.
Conservation Hotspot Analysis: Expanded Findings in Northeast Illinois
Our expanded findings on factors impacting agricultural conservation in Illinois, with additional in-depth analyses impacting Northeast Illinois counties.
Rewilding Acres and EcoShip win 2022 BOOST Awards for Midwestern innovation from Delta Institute
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...
Join us in welcoming 5 new Board Directors
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.
Bill Schleizer Recognized as Crain’s Notable Leader in Sustainability
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.
In Brief: Who we are, and what we do
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.
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