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Arts & Economic Prosperity IV – State of Illinois


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New Research: Illinois Nonprofit Arts and Culture Sector is $2.75 Billion Industry

Illinois' nonprofit arts and culture sector is a $2.75 billion industry according to Arts & Economic Prosperity IV, a new study from Arts Alliance Illinois and Americans for the Arts. This $2.75 billion in annual spending by nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences in Illinois supports more than 78,000 full-time-equivalent jobs, generates a total of $2.3 billion in household income to Illinois residents, and delivers $324 million in state and local government revenue.

Learn more about Arts & Economic Prosperity IV.