Updated NASAA Member Directory

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

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Executive Director's Column

NASAA Executive Director Jonathan Katz

Arts advocates scored an impressive victory with the funding increase for the NEA in 2008. NASAA and its members have been key players in working toward this historic legislative achievement, building relationships with their Senators and Representatives, meeting with their legislators on Capitol Hill, and arranging opportunities for their federal representatives in Congress to see first hand at home how the public sector plays a unique and essential role in ensuring that the benefits of the arts accrue to all American communities.

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Announcements and Resources

News and Current Information

NASAA Conference Updates DOE Funding Opportunities NEA guidelines for major support categories online General Operating Support Action Guide People

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Legislative Update

NASAA Legislative Counsel Thomas L. Birch

On December 26, President Bush signed into law H.R. 2764, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008. ... The $20.2 million increase in support for the NEA represents the largest dollar increase in the arts endowment's appropriations since 1979.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are some good resources to consult about cultural tourism?

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Did You Know?

A report by the Foundation Center examines foundations' increasing involvement in direct charitable activities.

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