Jeanine Kleimo to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

About the Award

DOVER, DE – Jeanine Kleimo, Dover activist for affordable housing and advocate for the homeless, will receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) at the National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 12:15 – 1:45 pm, Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington, DE. To register for the event, visit the AFP Invitation at The cost of luncheon is $75/person. If you are unable to attend, a donation of any amount in Jeanine’s honor would be most welcome. She asks that you consider contributing to Dover Interfaith Mission for Housing or NCALL Research.

About Jeanine Kleimo


Jeanine began NCALL Research’s work in affordable housing and community development programs in 1976. She has served on the Board of Directors for 30 years. She has been a relentless advocate for improved housing for low-income households across Delaware and around the world.

Founder of Dover Interfaith Mission for Housing (DIMH) in 2008, Jeanine brought religious institutions together across Dover to provide food, shelter, job training, and counseling for homeless men. DIMH is truly reflective of the faith community, with participation from Christian churches, the local synagogue, and mosque, as well members of the Baha’i and Hindu faiths.

Ms. Kleimo was an International Consulting Economist (1986 – 2006), working with underserved communities in India, Poland, Chile, Morocco, and the Pacific Islands on the issues of housing, homelessness, finances, and infrastructure. She is currently Chair of Mayor’s Task Force on Homelessness in Dover.

Learn More About Jeanine's Causes

Interfaith Mission for Housing

DIMH exists to be a leader in homeless services for displaced persons in Central Delaware. MISSION: DIMH will accomplish its vision by creating an environment that fosters dignity, respect, and compassion for all persons as they transition from homelessness and imprisonment to self-reliance. This model will include educational opportunities, addiction counseling, employment training, mental health resourcing, and safe and affordable housing placement. Visit the website:

How you can help:

  • Make a monetary donation
  • Make a physical donation of the following household items: unopened soap, shampoo, or clean men's clothing

NCALL Research, Inc.

Affordable homes and thriving communities for all. MISSION: To promote affordable housing, improved communities, and sustained development. To that end we seek to: Educate and empower customers to achieve their housing goals, develop affordable housing and strengthen the capacity of other nonprofit housing organizations, provide innovative lending and services targeted to affordable housing and community development, and increase public awareness about housing needs and resources and advocate for improved public policy.

How you can help:

  • Learn about NCALL's homeownership, foreclosure, and financial education services and tell your friends!