Economic Analysis by BEA and NEA Says U.S. Art Sector is Bigger Than Tourism!
With a GPD percentage of 3.2, or $504 billion, its clear that there is an immediate need to keep art thriving in the United States.. The arts suffered a drastic hit during the recession of 2007-2009, more than the actual economy did according to the NEA.
Read more at the NEA website.
One Percent for Culture is dedicated to increasing city funding for culture to one percent of the municipal expense budget. New York Citys cultural sector vital to our economy and our communities.
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One Percent for Culture
The Fund for the City of NY
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New York, NY 10013
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New York City's 1,300 plus cultural organizations and thousands of artists are essential to the economy and identity of the city, creating more than 120,000 jobs and generating $8.1 billion in economic activity. And yet, nonprofit culture receives less than one-fourth of one percent of the overall city expense budget.
Sign the appeal and tell future city leaders: culture is worth one percent of the city expense budget.