Arts Facts: Government Funding for the Arts (2017)
Local government funding to their Local Arts Agencies increased for the sixth consecutive year in 2017.
State legislative arts appropriations increased in FY2017, after a slight drop in FY2016, from $340.9 million to $368.2 million (+8.0 percent).
Federal appropriations to the National Endowment for the Arts remained at $148.0 million in 2017, after receiving a $2 million increase in 2016.
Government Funding to Arts Agencies, Federal, State, and Local: 1997 - 2017