The corporation is a nonprofit organization organized and operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 50l(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended, or the corresponding provision of any subsequent Federal tax law.

The corporation is to receive and administer gifts of property for charitable, benevolent civic, health, scientific and educational purposes, primarily for the purpose of enhancing the quality of medical care in the State of Delaware, in a manner which shall:

  • Afford to persons an opportunity to make gifts with a greater beneficial result than possible through individual action;
  • Afford to corporations an opportunity equal to that of individuals to create memorials or make gifts as the circumstances of their economic situation warrant, from time to time;
  • Safeguard and provide for the permanent security of' such gifts.


In 1992, the Medical Society of Delaware formed the Delaware Foundation for Medical Services, Ltd. to serve as a vehicle for funding a new program to improve access to medical care for the Medicaid population in Delaware. In 1993, this program, entitled the Voluntary Initiative Program (VIP) was formed in cooperation with the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services and the Delaware Healthcare Commission. READ MORE....