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Here are the top legislative issues affecting the arts. Read about each and then take action to support their positive outcome.

Arts Education Policy and Funding
Improving Access to Arts Education for All Students

Charitable Giving & Tax Reform
Encouraging Charitable Gifts and Tax Provisions to Support Community Access to the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts
Promoting Creativity and Public Access to the Arts

Visit the Legislative Issue Center to learn about other legislation impacting the arts.

Looking for facts and figures to make your case for the arts? Check out these resources:

Research Reports - The information you need, at a glance.

Facts & Figures to Make Your Case - View NEA grants by Congressional District, and our Arts Advocacy Day Handbook

Arts Ed Navigator - A series of e-books designed to help educators, students, and advocates navigate the complex field of arts education

State Arts Appropriations - How much does your state budget for the arts? Check out your state page, or view our comparison chart.

Want to advocate for the arts but don't know where to start?

 

View the Advocacy Toolkit for Individuals

 

View the Advocacy Toolkit for Organizations