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8th Annual Business and Nonprofits Together Luau

Fundraising: Everybody's Business

Fundraising: Everybody's Business

Board Recruiting & Onboarding (Georgetown)

Board Excellence (Wilmington)



2016 Annual Conference
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Thank you to ALL who attended and participated on June 14th!!

“I believe that one of the best things to come out of DANA is making sure that Delaware nonprofits not only run their agencies effectively, but can also think beyond their agencies to form successful partnerships. This collaboration among the nonprofit community helps to ensure that our citizens have a better future." 

-   Jack Markell, Governor of Delaware

View Hildy Gottlieb's Keynote Presentation here

Hildy was on Delaware airwaves!
Check out her June 2nd interview with WDEL's Rick Jensen!

What are people saying about the conference?
Click here for our post-conference recap with what YOU had to say!

Pictures and videos from our 2016 Annual Conference are coming soon! Check back!

Morning Breakout Sessions
(Click on each breakout to learn more about the topic and read notes from each session)

Catalytic Storytelling: Engaging Audiences, Donors, and Volunteers

Shared Leadership for Advancing Change: Board Chair + Executive Leader = Healthy Leadership Capacity

Resourcing Your Mission: Nonprofit Sustainability through Collective Resourcing

Creating Delaware’s Future: Catalytic Capacity to Become One of the Top 5 Healthiest States in the Country

Afternoon Breakout Sessions
(Click on each breakout to learn more about the topic and read notes from each session)

Catalytic Storytelling: Engaging Audiences, Donors, and Volunteers 

Shared Leadership for Advancing Change: Board Chair + Executive Leader = Healthy Leadership Capacity

Energizing Delaware: Creating a Sustainable Environment for the Future

Catalytic Communities: Accelerating Change Through Community Engagement

About Hildy Gottlieb

Hildy Gottlieb is a social scientist and asker of powerful questions. She is the co-founder and Chief Boundary Pusher at Creating the Future, a living laboratory where people who want a better world learn how to bring out the best in people in any situation through the questions they ask in their daily lives.

Hildy began her career as a legislative aide to a City Council Member. She left politics to start and operate several successful for-profit ventures, including a commercial construction company, a plant nursery, and a commercial real estate brokerage, management, and business turnaround firm.

In 1993, she and her partner turned their business skills into making a difference. Through their consulting firm the pair became known across North America for assisting community organizations with strategy, governance, and resource development. By 1998, she had grown frustrated with the lack of significant improvement. Hildy aimed her turnaround skills at social change and leadership systems. The result has been world-changing work advanced by Creating the Future and her consulting/speaking.

Hildy is a TEDx speaker, as well as a contributor to The Huffington Post, and Stanford Social Innovation Review. Her books include Pollyanna Principles: Reinventing “Nonprofit Organizations” to Create the Future of Our World, FriendRaising: Community Engagement Strategies for Boards who Hate Fundraising but Love Making Friends, and Board Recruitment and Orientation: A Step-by-Step, Common Sense Guide.







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