The National Endowment for the Arts announced that three Delaware organizations, including the Division of the Arts, will receive $729,100 in federal grants.

The Delaware Division of the Arts will receive a partnership — state and regional — grant in the amount of $689,100 to support activities associated with carrying out its NEA-approved state strategic plan.

The Delaware Art Museum will receive an Art Works — Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works grant in the amount of $25,000 to support its Bridging Perspectives series of multidisciplinary performances addressing the history of the civil rights movement and contemporary issues related to social justice and equity.

The Grand Opera House will receive an Art Works — Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works grant in the amount of $15,000 to support its sensory-friendly family performances series which welcomes children with autism or other sensory, social or learning disabilities to experience live entertainment. These performances have been made possible by Next Generation North of the Delaware Community Foundation, Delaware Foundation Reaching Citizens with intellectual disABILITIES and in partnership with Autism Delaware and Easterseals.

For more, visit arts.gov and arts.delaware.gov or call 577-8278.