Creative industries led by Hollywood account for about $504 billion, or at least 3.2 percent of U.S. goods and services, the government said in its first official measure of how the arts and culture affect the economy. FULL STORY
The Arts Action Fund Teams Up With Local Arts Organizers, Michael Litt and Green Jelly to Bring You Greetings From Las Vegas on Thursday, December 5th FULL STORY
Special thanks to Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and John Thune (R-SD) for releasing a “Dear Colleague” letter on November 20th, in conjunction with the National Fly-In Day to Protect Charitable Giving that was sponsored by 200+ national organizations, including Americans for the Arts and the Arts Action Fund. FULL STORY
2014 marks the Arts Action Fund’s 10th anniversary. We have so much to be proud of thanks to the help of our members. Please join us as we look back on our accomplishments: FULL STORY
Charitable contributions are the lifeblood of the nonprofit sector and account for up to 40 percent of a nonprofit arts organization’s annual budget. FULL STORY
Find helpful highlights from Congressional primary races. We will offer comprehensive and timely information, as well as ArtsVote events and activities.
Do you wonder how your representatives vote when it comes to support of the Arts?
Take a look at their scores with our 2012 Congressional Arts Report Card and learn how elections effect the arts.
Want to ask your candidates about the arts?
Find out if your federal candidates support the arts with our Candidate Arts Survey.
Why Does NEA Funding Matter?
You might be surprised – in 2010 alone the National Endowment for the Arts had a budget of $167.5 million to ensure that the arts are brought to all Americans in all 50 states. Find out how this federal money ends up in your community.
Legislative Budget Process
Timing is important when you want to talk to your legislators about the importance of funding the arts and arts education. Learn how the budget process works.
National Arts Education Advocacy Statement
The Arts Education Working Group, a coalition of national arts and arts education advocacy organizations including the Americans for the Arts Action Fund, invites state and local organizations to join the movement to keep the arts in public schools.