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(e)merge art fair

Posted on: Sep 17, 2014

Join us at the (e)merge art fair on October 2nd!

The Americans for the Arts Action Fund Newsletter Vol. II 2014

Posted on: Jul 29, 2014

The newest edition of the Arts Action Fund Newsletter has been released and is filled with the latest news regarding arts advocacy.

Charitable Tax Update

Posted on: Jul 18, 2014

The House of Representatives passed a bill 277-130 to make permanent a series of charitable tax provisions.

Rep. Calvert Restores Cut to NEA and NEH

Posted on: Jul 16, 2014

Once again, your advocacy voices made a difference. Last week, thousands of Arts Action Fund members sent letters to their Members of Congress in response to action taken by the House Subcommittee on the Interior.

California Governor Signs $5 Million Increase for the Arts

Posted on: Jul 16, 2014

Last week, more than 1,000 California arts advocates signed the Arts Action Fund petition in less than 24 hours to encourage the Governor to sign a bill that included a $5 million increase in funding for the California Arts Council

Tell Gov. Brown of California that $5 Million for the Arts is a Great Investment!

Posted on: Jun 18, 2014

Great news! Over the weekend, the California Legislature approved the FY 2015 budget that includes $5 million in funding for the California Arts Council.

U.S. Senate Confirms Jane Chu on June 12th

Posted on: Jun 12, 2014

In February of this year, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Dr. Jane Chu as Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, a position that has been vacant for more than a year. On June 12th, 2014, she was unanimously confirmed by the Senate.

And This Year’s AAF Briefing Speaker is… Bill Ivey!

Posted on: Jun 4, 2014

Make sure the arts have a powerful voice during the 2014 midterm elections! Join us at the Americans for the Arts annual convention on June 13-15, 2014 in the musical epicenter of Southeast US, Nashville, Tennessee. The Arts Action Fund will be hosting a reception at 6:30 on Friday, June 13th. Together, we can achieve the goal of mobilizing one million citizen arts advocates to advance the arts in America.

Victory for 501(c)(4) Organizations

Posted on: May 30, 2014

The Independent Sector, a nonpartisan leadership network for non-profits and corporations, organized a letter to urge the Ways and Means House Committee to make three expired “tax extenders” permanent. The Americans for the Arts Action Fund signed the letter.

Tucson City Manager Reduces Proposed Cuts to Arts Spending

Posted on: Apr 29, 2014

On Wednesday, April 23rd, TPAC's Operations Manager, Debi Chess Mabie, delivered a petition to Mayor and Council that asked the City Manager to reconsider his proposed cuts to arts funding.

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