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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. 
Economic Benefits for Allegan County Farmers

Economic Benefits for Allegan County Farmers

Do you know any Michigan farmers in the Kalamazoo River Watershed? Please share this opportunity with them! Delta Institute is partnering with the Allegan Conservation District and Michigan Farm Bureau to offer another round of opportunities to participate in a...

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...

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