Kent County DE Charity & Non Profit

Find Kent County, Delaware charities and nonprofits. Charities and nonprofits provide information on charitable donations, jobs, volunteering, and events.


Bayhealth Foundation 640 South State Street Dover DE 19901 302-744-7015


Catholic Charities 2099 South Dupont Highway Dover DE 19901 302-674-4016

Delaware Bankers Association 8 Loockerman Street Dover DE 19904 302-678-8600

Greater Dover Committee 101 Loockerman Street Dover DE 19904 302-734-2513

Reel Expectations Foundation 173 Meadow Ridge Parkway Dover DE 19904 302-736-0284

About Kent County Charities & Non-Profits

Kent County Charities are not-for-profit organizations that have a philanthropic goal in Kent County, DE. The mission of a Kent County Charity is to benefit the general public through its work, which is often educational, religious, or organized around public interest activities. Charities can include Kent County churches, educational organizations, hospitals or medical research organizations, or organizations tied to public universities.

You may contact Non-Profit Charitable organizations for questions about:
  • Kent County nonprofit organizations
  • Making donations and volunteering
  • Kent County 501(c)3 tax exempt organizations
  • Donation and contribution tax deductions
  • Kent County Charity ratings and rankings
Types of Kent County Charities

There are many types of Kent County Charities that focus on benefiting society and the general public. Some Charities are structured to help animals, either through supporting animal welfare, wildlife conservation, or in zoos and aquariums. Other Kent County charitable organizations prioritize environmental causes or health issues such as medical research, public health risks, or treating the sick and disabled. Kent County nonprofits can also have educational missions, including serving as educational institutions or supporting students through funding.

International NGOs, or non-governmental organizations, are typically classified as Charities. They are organized around providing international development aid, disaster relief and humanitarian aid, or human rights advocacy and aid for children. Another major category of Charities in Kent County, Delaware is organized around arts and culture, such as museums and art galleries, performing arts organizations, libraries, and public broadcasting organizations. These Kent County nonprofits preserve artistic and cultural heritage and also serve an educational mission.

Fundraising Programs

Kent County nonprofits have fundraising programs and receive contributions from many different sources. Funding can come from the general public, the Kent County government, private corporations and foundations, or other Charities. At least a third of a Charity's financial support must come from the general public. This funding is used by the Charity to advance its goals. Charities can also raise money through events, product or membership sales, or grants. Kent County grants can come from the government, foundations, or individuals, and they typically require an application process.

501(c)3 Tax Exemption

Charities are exempt from paying certain taxes because of the contributions they make to the public. As Non-Profit organizations, Charities in Delaware do not declare a profit and instead use their revenue and fundraising to run the Charity and benefit the public interest. Legally, Charities can be organized in a number of ways to maintain their tax-exempt status. Contributions made to certain Charities, known as Kent County 501(c)(3) groups, are tax-deductible for the donors, while other Charities are exempt from taxes but donations are still taxed.