Capital Grants

DCF Capital Grants Grants support construction, renovation or repair of buildings, and/or land purchases, so nonprofits statewide can operate as efficiently and effectively as possible. 

For more information about the DCF’s grantmaking process, visit or contact Yolanda Rushdan at 302.504.5239.

2022 Recipients

Expansion of the North Branch Library into an adjoining building

Construction of a Respite Room – a dedicated, calming space for visitors with sensory challenges and developmental disorders

Replace the roof and patch the interior ceiling of the concert hall

Construction of The Urban Artist Exchange, a creative placemaking project

Complete critical exterior and interior building repairs at Lewes location

Achieve a safe outdoor recreation space with a new ramp and updated decking

Secure a safe haven space for Wilmington’s first Urban Wellness Center with the installation of perimeter doors, lighting, cameras and security fencing

Update current kitchen refrigeration and freezer storage

New property that will be usable for full storage and refrigeration once a new septic system has been installed

Updating keyfob system for resident rooms

Construction of 3 ramps in 2 newly purchased homes

Support purchase of a new facility allowing FSS to grow the community they serve

Replace windows and insulation

Basement updates including waterproofing, bathroom and accessibility

Cover costs for asbestos tile removal and new flooring installation

New security system and materials to build a new storage unit