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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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Research on Demand

Services for National Standard Users

NASAA Director of Research Angela Han

As a national source of information on public arts funding, NASAA provides a knowledge network and fact base to help state arts agencies make informed policy decisions and put their own state's needs and experiences in context. Providing customized responses to member questions is a hallmark of NASAA. This column offers specific examples of the NASAA research services available and shows how they can be customized to meet your needs.

NASAA offers support, training and advisory services to users of the National Standard for Arts Information Exchange. All state and regional arts agencies are required to use the National Standard in the preparation of their Final Descriptive Reports (FDRs) to the NEA. To help SAAs complete their FDRs and incorporate the Standard into grants management processes, NASAA offers several types of assistance:

Be sure to visit the National Standard Reference Center for instructions and tutorials on completing FDRs and for examples of using grants data.