Grant Recipients

Each year, DFRC distributes proceeds from our fundraising events to non-profit organizations and agencies that enrich the lives of Delaware citizens with intellectual disABILITIES. We support programs that serve Delawareans in all three counties statewide and through the entire cycle of life, from infancy through adulthood.

From its inception in 1956, DFRC has awarded over $6 million in grant monies to programs that encourage these citizens to maximize their potential, independence and enjoyment of life. We are also dedicated to identifying and funding Delaware programs based on community need for inclusion, awareness, and education as they relate to individuals with intellectual disABILITIES.

Grants are awarded once a year, with the deadline for applications being October 1st. To obtain a grant application, or more information, please call DFRC at 302.454.2730 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "Grant Application Request" in the subject line.

The Arc of Delaware

The Arc of Delaware

Art Therapy Express Program

Art Therapy Express Program

Best Buddies Delaware

Best Buddies Delaware

Center for Disabilities Studies - University of Delaware

Center for Disabilities Studies - University of Delaware

Collaborative Effort to Reinforce Transition Success (C.E.R.T.S.)

Delaware CarePlan

Delaware CarePlan

Delaware Developmental Disabilities Council

Delaware Developmental Disabilities Council

Delaware Theatre Company - Totally Awesome Players

Delaware Theatre Company - Totally Awesome Players

Easter Seals of Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Easter Seals of Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Exceptional Care for Children

Exceptional Care for Children

Grand Opera House

Grand Opera House

Hearts, Hands, and Horses 4H Club

Hearts, Hands, and Horses 4H Club

Independent Resources

Independent Resources

Junior Achievement of Delaware, Inc.

Junior Achievement of Delaware, Inc.

Kent-Sussex Industries

Kent-Sussex Industries

Mosaic

Mosaic

Southern Delaware Therapeutic & Recreational Horseback Riding, Inc

Southern Delaware Therapeutic & Recreational Horseback Riding, Inc

The CENTER for Therapeutic & Educational Riding, Inc.

The CENTER for Therapeutic & Educational Riding, Inc.

VSA Delaware

VSA Delaware

Wilmington Delaware Area Rotary Clubs Community Fund

Wilmington Delaware Area Rotary Clubs Community Fund

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