Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Delaware State

Dover, Del.



Delaware State University (DSU) is a public, comprehensive, 1890 land-grant institution that offers access and opportunity to diverse populations from Delaware, the nation, and the world. This three-year grant will support DSU’s annual Philanthropy Symposium, which seeks to develop a trained network of advancement professionals and build collaboration across Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). With Kresge support, DSU will expand participation to more HBCUs and to Minority Serving Institutions with plans to quadruple attendance to 40-48 institutions in three years. DSU will also leverage Symposium participation to host a consortium of schools at a mid-year checkpoint to share practices, facilitate collaborative projects, and advance collective fundraising.

Area Served

Area Served:
Dover, Del.