Major NEA Funding Increase Approved

Posted by Chad Bauman, Jul 05, 2007 0 comments

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a new historic level of funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The bill provides a $35 million increase to the NEA - the largest in the history of the agency!  This accomplishment didn't come easily -- the debate took place over two days and of the many amendments offered to the bill, three specifically targeted cuts to the NEA.

Below are the details of the debate, the votes and what's up next!

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New & Improved Job Bank

Posted by Nora Koerner, Jun 25, 2007 1 comment

We are pleased to announce our new and expanded employment resource: Americans for the Arts Job Bank

You have told us that you are concerned about who will be the next generation of leaders in our field. We hope this service will facilitate your search and become a one-stop shop to help you get connected to top arts employers and job seekers, including new leaders in the field all across America. Our strength is in our numbers-about 60,000 visits to our website per month-which will only increase your visibility.

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Arts Action Fund member, now what?

Posted by Americans for the Arts, Jun 22, 2007 0 comments

I am a new Americans for the Arts Action Fund member, now what?

On behalf of the Americans for the Arts Action Fund, welcome and we appreciate your support.  Within 4-6 weeks of joining, you will receive in the mail a Welcome packet including your personalized membership card and unique membership ID#.  You can begin to take advantage of your Arts Action Fund benefits including:

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