July 9, 2008
Frequently Asked Questions
Question: How much support do state arts agencies provide to individual artists?
Answer: State arts agencies awarded nearly 3,000 grants totaling $7.7 million to individual artists in fiscal year 2006. These awards, comprising 11% of grants and 3% of grant dollars, went to support various activities including fellowships, apprencticeships, artwork creation, residencies, exhibitions, performances, and professional development.
For More 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 and how those patterns compare to other states or the nation. Contact Angela Han for more information.
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