Top Legislative Issues

  • Arts Education Policy and Funding
    Key areas of focus at Americans for the Arts to push for policy changes that will improve access to Arts Education for K-12 students

  • Charitable Giving & Tax Reform
    Tax reform debates and mounting federal deficits have put charitable tax deductions in jeopardy. Some proposed changes would negatively impact nonprofits who rely on the deductions as an incentive for donors of both dollar and in-kind gifts to give generously.

Key Issues

  • Arts in Health
    Focus on policy changes needed to help the growth of arts in healthcare research and program funding which will increase access for all Americans to cost-effective services the have been proven to improve patient experiences and healing process