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Share Your Arts Education Story at Arts Advocacy Day

Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, DC is less than a month away and with the recent sequester cuts and still-looming budget battle to come, it is vitally important that members of Congress hear how important the arts are to you and your community in person. Even the staunchest supporters of a tight fiscal policy believe […]

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2011 Retreat ~ Friday Booking & Farewells

Yesterday, the Obama Administration released their fourth budget request covering all federal agencies, including the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). We learned early that morning that President Obama is proposing an increase of $8 million (from $146M to $154M) for the NEA, which was a very positive start. In the past two years, NEA […]

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NEA Takes 13 Percent Cut in FY 2012 House Budget Bill

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Interior Subcommittee approved a measure that sets next year’s initial funding level for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) at $135 million. That amount is a $20 million reduction as compared with this fiscal year’s budget, and it would be the deepest cut to the agency in […]

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