Wednesday, January 23, 2008
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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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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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A report by the Foundation Center examines foundations' increasing involvement in direct charitable activities.