As we prepare to announce this year’s Reinventing Delaware winner at the Freedom Award on Sept 22 we want to acknowledge our previous winners:


Zip Code Wilmington (2015)

Reinventing Delaware’s inaugural winner continues to create jobs for Delawareans. Zip Code Wilmington teaches everyday people from diverse backgrounds into skilled, professional developers through their 12-week program.

READ our news article highlighting Zip Code Wilmington’s success.




Intern Delaware (2016)

Intern Delaware partners with companies to coordinate work experiences for summer interns with a focus on the benefits of living in Delaware. They are dedicated to helping Delaware’s future workforce by keeping talent in the state. Intern Delaware is now the flagship program of The Partnership, Inc. – the 501(c)(3) workforce development affiliate of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce.




The Warehouse (2017 co-winner)

For the teens by teens. The Warehouse CEO, Logan Herring says Reinventing Delaware is where it all started for his organization. The Warehouse is a dynamic space in Northeast Wilmington designed for teens by teens that will provide the city youth with the tools and opportunities they need to become confident, courageous and contributing young adults who will make a positive difference in the world.

READ our news article where we catch up with Logan since Reinventing Delaware.



Wilmington Greenbox (2017 co-winner)

Powered by plants. Operated by local teens. Wilmington Greenbox, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit program, provides local teens with entrepreneurial jobs while supplying communities with direct access to cold-pressed juices and healthy goods.

Check out our E3 Lunch & Learn with Jason where we discuss leveraging your resources to grow and sustain your business. 




NERDiT Now (2020)

Tech for all, that empowers and powers all. NERDiT Now cultivates a technology ecosystem that trains, donates, repairs, and recycles IT to close the digital divide and inspire the next generation of technologists and community-driven entrepreneurs.

READ Markevis’ Viewpoint: Closing Delaware’s digital divide article at Delaware Business Times.





Do you have the next bold idea that will make Delaware better? The 2023 Reinventing Delaware submission window opens on Sept 26 until Oct 10. Individuals with the best ideas will be invited to the Reinventing Delaware dinner on November 10, 2022. Learn more at: