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Jobs for Delaware Graduates – A Local Idea That Sparked National Change

Forty-three years ago, in 1978, at a time when Delaware had the highest unemployment rate in the United States and the second-highest dropout rate…when the state income tax rate was...
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2 weeks ago

PDFF Receives $200,000 Grant from Barclays

Grant builds on the $100,000 Barclays committed to launch the Foundation's Equitable Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (E3) last year WILMINGTON, Del. (June 10, 2021) – The Pete du Pont Fr...
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2 weeks ago

PDFF recognizes Covid-19 ‘Heroes’

Pete du Pont once said, “Optimism is driven primarily by the ingenuity and resilience of America’s people.” In 2020, we saw individuals, families, businesses, and communities ra...
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1 month ago

Obituary – Pierre S. “Pete” du Pont IV

Former Delaware Governor and Congressman Pierre S. (“Pete”) du Pont IV died today, May 8, 2021,  at his home in Wilmington, Delaware after a long illness.    Governor du Po...
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3 weeks ago