194 LA County Arts Orgs Awarded $4.3 Million in Funding

194 LA County Arts Orgs Awarded $4.3 Million in Funding

Wed, 07/10/2013 - 3:33pm

Photo: LA County LogoThe Los Angeles County Arts Commission has announced $4,318,000 in two-year grants to 194 nonprofit arts organizations through its Organizational Grant Program (OGP). The current allocation represents a $200,000 increase in funding from the previous grant cycle and provides support to ensure arts organizations continue to provide cultural services to the diverse population that comprises Los Angeles County.

Los Angeles County Arts Commission Announces Grants to Organizations

Los Angeles County Arts Commission Announces Grants to Organizations

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 10:15am

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission is now welcoming applications for the 2013/14 Organizational Grant Program (OGP).  OGP provides financial support to assist and strengthen nonprofit arts organizations to provide quality arts services to enrich the lives of Los Angeles County residents.

Arts for LA Endorses Measure J, Prop 30, & Prop 38 on Nov Ballot

Arts for LA Endorses Measure J, Prop 30, & Prop 38 on Nov Ballot

Thu, 08/23/2012 - 2:00pm
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Arts for LA announces its endorsement of three pieces of legislation, all supporting access to arts and arts education, appearing on the November ballot in Los Angeles County. Each endorsement is supported by the Arts & Culture Framework of Los Angeles County, which serves as the region’s guide to greater support for arts, culture, and arts education.

City of LA 2012/13 Budget Hearings

City of LA 2012/13 Budget Hearings

Mon, 03/19/2012 (All day)
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City of LA sealThe City of Los Angeles is holding public Regional Budget Hearings to provide opportunities for citizens to express their budget priorities for the upcoming fiscal year.  The City Council's Budget and Finance Committee will be in attendance, along with representatives from many city departments.  Arts advocates are encouraged to attend, and ask questions about the City's ongoing commitment to arts and culture.

LAUSD Update: Parcel Tax

LAUSD Update: Parcel Tax

Wed, 03/14/2012 (All day)
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Arts education in LAUSDAt the Los Angeles Unified School District School Board Meeting on March 13, 2012, the Board voted to move forward with placing a local Parcel Tax on the ballot for the November 2012 elections.  Board members stressed that this is a temporary, emergency measure designed to backfill the revenue shortfalls currently facing the district. 

Update on LAUSD Arts Education

Update on LAUSD Arts Education

Mon, 03/12/2012 (All day)

LAUSD arts education advocacyOn March 13th, the Los Angeles Unified School (LAUSD) Board will be voting on an updated fiscal stabilization plan.  This draft plan, released today by the Daily News, still includes a worst-case scenario that includes total elimination of elementary arts.

NEA Director Speaks at LACMA

NEA Director Speaks at LACMA

Fri, 02/24/2012 (All day)

Malissa Shriver and Rocco LandesmanNational Endowment for the Arts Director Rocco Landesman spoke with Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Michael Govan on Thursday, February 23rd as a part of LACMA's Director's Series.  Landesman and Govan covered topics from arts educati

2013 Presidential Budget Includes Increase for NEA

2013 Presidential Budget Includes Increase for NEA

Tue, 02/21/2012 (All day)

AFTA Action FundAmericans for the Arts has reported that the FY 2013 budget released by the Obama Administration includes several increases in funding for federal arts and cultural agencies, including $8 million increases for the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities. This would bring their total annual budgets to $154 million each. 

Congress Finalizes NEA Budget

Congress Finalizes NEA Budget

Fri, 12/16/2011 (All day)

Americans for the ArtsFrom national partner Americans for the Arts:  Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the final budget agreement for FY 2012, which includes $146.255 million in funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

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