Updated NASAA Member Directory

Monday, March 9, 2009

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NationalAssembly of State Arts Agencies

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Executive Director's Column

NASAA Executive Director Jonathan Katz

In advance of a presidential decision on the next chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, arts supporters can strengthen the partnership with the Endowment by advancing information-based decision making and shaping a long-term arts infrastructure. . . .

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Announcements and Resources

News and Current Information

Stimulus Funds Guidelines Released: Deadline March 13 . . . NGA Arts & Economy Report. . . Ideas for Grantmakers . . . Quality Counts 2009: Portrait of a Population . . . Minnesota State Arts Board Selects Sue Gens as Executive Director . . .

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Legislative Update

NASAA Legislative Counsel Thomas L. Birch

President Signs Economic Stimulus Package with Funding for the Arts . . . Omnibus Funding Bill Sets NEA Increase for FY 2009 . . . Obama Outlines 2010 Budget Proposal . . .

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State to State

Showcasing State Arts Agency Ingenuity

This month: Building arts participation in Washington . . . Aligning programs and priorities in Texas . . . Informing arts advocacy in Ohio . . . Recognizing innovation in Montana . . . Integrating arts and health care in Florida . . . Dedicating tax revenue to the arts in Minnesota . . .

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many grants do state arts agencies give out each year for general operating support? . . .

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Did You Know?

Cultural Heritage Declines Predicted in Tourism Market . . .

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