Division grants support a variety of projects and programs, from storytelling for preschool reading readiness, to community-based participatory arts, to professional exhibitions and performances featuring local, national and international artists. These grants support arts programming offered by both arts and community organizations based in 23 large and small communities across Delaware.
Governor Jack Markell joined Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben Addi to announce two new homeownership programs that will help make homeownership more affordable. DSHA-Paid Mortgage Insurance (MI) will give buyers a lower monthly housing payment by removing the requirement that they purchase mortgage insurance if they do not have a 20% downpayment at the time of settlement. The Home Purchase Rehab program will allow buyers to purchase a home at a low interest rate and make repairs and/or energy improvements in one simple loan.
Governor’s Weekly Message: Building on Our Efforts: 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
In his weekly message, Governor Markell recognizes the 25th anniversary of the American’s with Disabilities Act by sharing efforts both in Delaware and across the country to create a more inclusive society.
Governor Markell has ordered the American and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities be lowered to half-staff as a mark of respect for the victims of the shooting that took place on July 16, 2015 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
In my State of the State address in January, I talked about the Delaware Promise. It boils down to this: we strive to ensure every Delawarean receives the education and training to reach their potential and compete successfully in our changing economy. The budget I signed this past week and the initiatives established this year […]