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FAQs on 'The Hill' Report of a Funding Threat to the National Endowment for the Arts

On January 19, The Hill newspaper carried a troubling report related to funding for the arts in the incoming administration. The article said that transition team advisors to the President are calling for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities and privatizing the Corporation for Public […]

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Americans for the Arts Joins nearly 4,500 Nonprofits to Tell Congress: Don’t Weaken Nonprofit Law

Since 1954, charities that are organized under Section 501(c)(3) of the tax code, as Americans for the Arts is, are prohibited from getting involved in political campaigns. However, recent activity in Congress and from the Administration is attempting to remove this prohibition. President Trump has stated his intention to end this prohibition both on the […]

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Americans for the Arts Congratulates Sens. Udall & Collins, New Cultural Caucus Co-Chairs

Following the retirement of Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) in 2016, the Cultural Caucus sought new leadership. Americans for the Arts is proud to now welcome pro-arts leaders Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) and Susan Collins (R-ME) as the new co-chairs! Sen. Udall received the 2015 Congressional Arts Leadership Award presented by Americans for the Arts and […]

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