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NEA Awards Over $63 Million in Grants

posted by CAA — Jul 16, 2006

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will award more than $63 million in grants to arts organizations nationwide in its second major round of funding for fiscal year 2006. The NEA will provide a total of $21,509,500 to 970 nonprofit arts organizations through its categories of Access to Artistic Excellence, Learning in the Arts, Arts on Radio and Television, and Folk Arts Infrastructure. In addition, the endowment will distribute $42,230,200 to state and jurisdictional arts agencies and regional arts agencies in keeping with its mandate to allocate 40 percent of its grant-making budget to these partners.