National Endowment for the Arts

Appropriations Committee Rejects Amendment to Restore NEA Funding

 US House Appropriations Committee Proposes $71 Million Cut to the National Endowment for the Arts

Yesterday the U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted down an amendment to restore funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities in the fiscal year 2014 budget.

US House Appropriations Committee Proposes $71 Million Cut to NEA

 US House Appropriations Committee Proposes $71 Million Cut to the National Endowment for the Arts

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee released its funding recommendations for fiscal year 2014, including a proposal to cut $71 million from the National Endowment for the Arts—a 49 percent reduction from fiscal year 2013.

$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.

President Obama proposes slight increase to NEA funding in FY14 budget

President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama's budget proposal for fiscal year 2014 includes a funding request of $154.5 million for the National Endowment for the Arts, a slight increase of 0.14 percent or roughly $200,000 from his fiscal year 2013 request.

What sequestration means for the arts

The National Endowment for the Arts takes a $7.3 million hit as a result of sequestration

The government has started to phase in $85 billion in cuts to federal spending. These far-reaching and across-the-board cuts, referred to as sequestration, translate into a $7.3 million cut to the National Endowment for the Arts.

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