Next Generation North Grant Presentation

Next Gen North presented a record $24,550 in grants in 2014 to organizations supporting STEM education in Delaware. Since its inception in 2004, Next Gen North has raised more than $300,000 to support various charitable causes. This year’s grants went to:

Delaware Adolescent Program, Inc. – $2,000
First State Robotics, Inc. – $6,500
Latin American Community Center – $10,000
Serviam Girls Academy – $6,050

Next Gen North is currently focused on supporting programs that promote Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics education.

Applications for 2015 grants will be available in September 2014.


Filmed and Edited By: Saquan Stimpson


City Life Bicycle Club

The Delaware Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Boards, one in each of #Delaware ‘s three counties, are composed of students from public, independent and diocesan high schools throughout the state. Each year these young board members study youth issues in their #neighborhoods and schools and learn about community service and grantmaking.

Welcome to the Delaware Community Foundation

#Youth #Philanthropy Boards 2013-14 Grant Cycle is now open!

#Filmed & #Edited By: Saquan Stimpson

#Volunteers #education #wilmingtonde


Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults

For 30 years Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults (LVSA) has provided free tutoring services for all Delawareans who want to learn how to read and write, or learn basic English language skills. Hundreds of people from all walks of life volunteer as tutors to ensure that everyone, regardless of his or her financial situation, can learn.

Want to help by making a tax deductible donation?

Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults:

Delaware Community Foundation:

Filmed & Edited By Saquan Stimpson

Business 2013 – May 21 – Latin Fusion Ribbon cutting ceremony In Wilmington Del

Latin Fusion Ribbon cutting ceremony

Latin Fusion owner and operated Rebecca Rodriguez along with her son Nelson Rodriguez and daughter Kayla Rodriguez cut a ribbon to symbolize the official opening of the brand-new Latin Fusion restaurant Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in Wilmington Del.
Also seen from left to right is First State Community Lending Officer Jessica Gibson, Deepa Singh of West Side Grows, Dir. of media for the city of Wilmington Alexandra Coppadge, Alan Levin, Director, Delaware Office of Economic Development, Theo Gregory, Chairman, Wilmington City Council and Council Person at Large; Robert A. Williams, 7th District.

Latin Fusion restaurant

State, local officials and guest dine at the grand opening of the New Latin Fusion restaurant on North Union Street Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in Wilmington Del.

Latin Fusion

Latin Fusion owner and operated Rebecca Rodriguez and her staff Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in Wilmington Del.

Latin Fusion will feature a mixture of Latin foods that include dishes from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Colombia and Peru. The restaurant features an 80 person dining room and a 30 person lounge, with private function space. It is expected to create 12 jobs. Ms. Rodriguez will manage the restaurant and staff that includes an executive chef, two sous-chefs/line cooks, two kitchen employees, four waitresses and two bartenders.

Latin Fusion is owned and operated by Rebecca Rodriguez of New Castle.

The restaurant is located at 837 North Union Street in Wilmington