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Wednesday, February 4, 2009

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The Relationship between NEA and SAA Grantees

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), state and jurisdictional arts agencies (SAAs), and regional arts organizations (RAOs) award grants directly to organizations and individuals advancing the arts across the nation. The NEA and SAAs/RAOs have a considerable number of shared award recipients. In FY 2007:

Federal, State and Regional Arts Grants
Fiscal Year 2007
NEA* SAA/RAO
Grants 2,091 25,836
  Organizations 2,018 22,784
  Individuals 73 3,052
Grantees 1,885 18,404
  Organizations 1,812 15,640
  Individuals 73 2,764
Grant Dollars $49,234,596 $285,485,659
Median Grant Award $18,000 $3,400
Communities Served 643 5,211
*Excludes grants to the 63 states, jurisdictions and regions.

Data Sources: SAA/RAO grant-making data is from FY2007 Final Descriptive Reports as provided annually to the NEA and NASAA by state, jurisdictional and regional arts organizations. NEA grant-making data is provided by the NEA. For comparative purposes, NEA grant-making data excludes awards to states, jurisdictions and regions.

For more information on grant-making statistics, please contact the NASAA research staff.