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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. 
The State of Land Stewardship in Illinois

The State of Land Stewardship in Illinois

Traditionally, conservation land trusts have protected land, often restored it, and later transferred it to government entities for long-term ownership, which effectively transfers the responsibility of land stewardship to those governmental entities. While this...

Featured BOOST Sponsor: Carbon Yield

On November 12, 2019, Delta Institute’s associate board, the Delta Emerging Leaders, will host our annual BOOST event at Chop Shop in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago. BOOST, now in its 8th year, showcases Chicago’s most innovative emerging entrepreneurs in...

Featured BOOST Sponsor: West Monroe Partners

On November 12, 2019, Delta Institute’s associate board, the Delta Emerging Leaders, will host our annual BOOST event at Chop Shop in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago. BOOST, now in its 8th year, showcases Chicago’s most innovative emerging entrepreneurs in...

Welcome the New 2019 Delta Emerging Leaders!

The Delta Emerging Leaders (DELs) serve as the official associate board of Delta Institute and advance Delta’s mission by expanding its network of supporters, donors, and partners through events and initiatives that engage new and diverse audiences. Since 2011,...

Actionable New Rules for Chicago Real Estate Developers

Actionable New Rules for Chicago Real Estate Developers

In response to the recent Crain's Chicago Business article, How political upheaval is rewriting the rules developers have played by for decades, Eve Pytel, Programs Director at Delta Institute, wrote the following letter to the editor. Delta commends Crain's for...

Gary Green Infrastructure Plan

Gary Green Infrastructure Plan

This month, the Gary Green Infrastructure Plan concludes after two years of Delta Institute assisting the City of Gary, Indiana with their green infrastructure strategies. Through Delta's long-standing partnership with the Gary, together, we aim to improve public...

KitcheNet Named Winner of BOOST 2018

KitcheNet Named Winner of BOOST 2018

Chicago, IL (November 14, 2018) — KitcheNet announced as the winner of the 7th annual BOOST. BOOST, a crowd-funded pitch fest that seeks to solve complex environmental challenges around the Midwest, is presented by the Delta Emerging Leaders, Delta Institute's...

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