$1.8 Million in NEA Grants Heading to Illinois

National Endowment for the Arts

Joan Shigekawa, Acting Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, has announced that 37 new grant awards, totaling $1.82 million, will be delivered to arts organizations across Illinois.

Thus far in fiscal year 2013, the state has received a total of 79 grants from the NEA, totaling $2.96 million, including $803,900 to the Illinois Arts Council Agency. The state of Illinois currently ranks 7th in the nation in dollars received from the NEA.