The Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund, which is announcing $500,000 in grants to 11 performing and visual arts groups today, doubled its giving to $1 million a year in 2009 in response to funding cuts of the sort that have been in the news in recent weeks.

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    Its annual Campaign for the Arts, the region’s largest cultural fundraiser, beat its goal and collected $2.088 million for groups throughout the four-county region. But state funding cutbacks hit hard. The organization will receive $47,491 — less than ...
    06/28/2017 - 10:54 am | View Link
  • Artistic concerns: Area arts groups fear funding cutbacks as curtain rises on challenges to NEA
    The news did not come as a surprise, said Perry Payne Millner, executive director of Virginia Theatre Alliance. After all, the fight is not a new one. When President Donald Trump introduced a federal budget blueprint last month that would eliminate the ...
    04/2/2017 - 5:39 am | View Link
  • Public Television, Arts Advocates Vow to Fight for Funding After Report of Trump Team Cutbacks
    Public television groups and arts advocates expressed concern over a report ... The NEA has been a target for cutbacks going back to Ronald Reagan’s presidency, but the former Hollywood actor decided against it, said Robert Lynch, the president and ...
    01/18/2017 - 3:59 pm | View Link
  • Talking Point: Arts under threat from Federal cutbacks
    More than any other state, the arts here are founded on a complex ecology in which individual artists work in multiple roles across small-to-medium groups to sustain themselves. It is part of what makes it so innovative. It is also what makes the arts in ...
    12/25/2015 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • Arts groups could face closure due to budget cutbacks
    New fears have been voiced that some arts groups will be forced to close as a result of Stormont Budget cuts. The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) is faced with having to save 10% of its annual budget next year - from £100m to £90m.
    02/22/2015 - 9:56 pm | View Link
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    Northern Ireland's Arts Council has come out fighting in a bid to head off a radical shake-up of the organisation by a future Stormont Executive.
    10/15/2017 - 10:22 am | View Website
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    NYT updates social media guidelines, forbidding partisan opinion or offensive comments, discouraging joining private partisan groups, and more — The New York Times ...
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    Opec has revised higher its global oil demand growth forecasts for this year and next as consumption in the second quarter of 2017 surpassed expectations.
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    Likely Senate Plan For Medicaid Would Mean More Pain In The Future Cuts would start later than House bill envisions, but eventually go deeper.
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