Tuesday, January 12, 2010
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NASAA's new president outlines NASAA's priorities and encourages members to participate in advancing our policy goals.
Web Seminar January 22: Artists and the Recession . . . Coming Up Taller Nominations Open . . . ArtistCorps Tennessee Guidebook. . . PoetrySpeaks.com Launches . . . Building Creative Capital . . . States' Fiscal Status . . . NEA Arts Participation Survey Results . . . Foundation Giving Outlook. . . Nebraska Arts Council Staff Honored . . .
An omnibus spending bill passed by the House and Senate in December includes $2 million for arts education grants through the U.S. Department of Education's Arts in Education program . . . Congress is considering incentives to help small businesses provide health insurance for their employees . . .
Research and promotion of North Carolina's creative industries and work force . . . Supporting artists with disabilities in Indiana . . . West Virginia's Arts Stability Grant . . . Promoting artists in Delaware . . . Grant application review tips from Georgia . . .
NASAA's new fact sheet on state arts agency support to local arts agencies provides data on funding, programs and partnerships along with trends and geographic information . . .
A study has found that 78% of leisure travelers participate in cultural and/or heritage activities while they travel, are the most frequent travelers, and are likely to travel farther than other travelers . . .