Friends of the Arts Action Fund testify for a $155 million allocation for the National Endowment for the Arts. FULL STORY
The House will begin today on a series of education reform amendments to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorization. FULL STORY
An argument for funding the arts and arts education from Arts Action Fund member, Camellia Termini. FULL STORY
Featuring Arts Advocacy Days in Maryland and Kentucky. FULL STORY
What can we learn from advocates outside of the arts? FULL STORY
Why Does NEA Funding Matter?
You might be surprised – in 2010 alone the National Endowment for the Arts had a budget of $167.5 million to ensure that the arts are brought to all Americans in all 50 states. Find out how this federal money ends up in your community.
Legislative Budget Process
Timing is important when you want to talk to your legislators about the importance of funding the arts and arts education. Learn how the budget process works.
National Arts Education Advocacy Statement
The Arts Education Working Group, a coalition of national arts and arts education advocacy organizations including the Americans for the Arts Action Fund, invites state and local organizations to join the movement to keep the arts in public schools.