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Help Prevent A Setback To Arts Education

Help Prevent A Setback To Arts Education

I want to alert you to some radical changes being proposed by top Congressional leaders in the majority that could have a terrible impact on arts education. FULL STORY

President Obama Signs Tax Extenders

President Obama Signs Tax Extenders

Three provisions provide retroactive tax breaks for charitable giving FULL STORY

President Obama Signs “CRomnibus”

President Obama Signs “CRomnibus”

$1.1 trillion spending bill keeps arts funding stable FULL STORY

#ArtsAdvocacyMatters

#ArtsAdvocacyMatters

Tell us why on Facebook or Twitter, and you could be featured in our newsletter! FULL STORY

No Cuts to Arts in Federal Omnibus Bill [UPDATED]

No Cuts to Arts in Federal Omnibus Bill [UPDATED]

House votes to sustain funds through 2015. FULL STORY

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Learn the Basics

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.