NASAA Notes: October 2007


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October 15, 2007

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: How much funding do state and regional arts agencies award to rural areas?

Answer: About 59 million residents (20 percent of the U.S. population) live in rural areas. Together, states and regions made more than 7,400 awards totaling $39.8 million to rural (non-metropolitan) areas in fiscal year 2006. Rural awards comprised 27 percent of all grants and 14 percent of all grant dollars awarded.

For Additional Information: Using Final Descriptive Report (FDR) data, NASAA provides comparative grant-making statistics to member states. This information can help you illustrate how your grants are distributed across your state, and how those patterns compare to other states or the nation. Contact Angela Han ( for more information.

In this Issue

Legislative Update

Executive Director's Column

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