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Details of Trump Budget Released

Posted on: May 23, 2017

Today, the White House released the official details of its proposed FY2018 “skinny budget” that President Trump proposed back in March. In this latest version, the president

doubles down on his recommendation to eliminate the nation’s key federal cultural agencies for the arts, humanities, museums, libraries, and public broadcasting by allocating the minimal amount “for expenses necessary to carry out their closure.” The budget proposal also eliminates important arts education and afterschool grant programs.

Take action now

  1. Congress is now our only firewall to prevent the President’s extreme proposals from being enacted. Please contact your Members of Congress to urge them to #SAVEtheNEA and these other cultural agencies. Be sure to look up and include your own stories of how NEA grants have impacted the arts in your state and Congressional district.
  2. Send a customizable tweet to your Members of Congress. Click the Twitter logo on that page to pull up the customizable message that will automatically be sent to your specific Congressional delegation.
  3. Contribute to the Arts Action Fund to support our #SAVEtheNEA campaign.


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