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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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Americans for the Arts Releases Statement on Tax Reform and the Charitable Deduction

As the Trump administration and Congress begin to work on tax reform, Americans for the Arts releases a statement about the importance of preserving tax deduction incentives for charitable giving to all nonprofit charities in the United States. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the charitable contribution deduction. This legislation was enacted by Congress […]

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