2014-15 PA Arts & Culture Policy Agenda
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“The arts and sciences essential to the prosperity of the state and to the ornament and happiness of human life have a primary claim to the encouragement of every lover of his country and mankind.”

~ George Washington

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President Barack Obama presents the National Medals for the Arts and the National Humanities Medals

 Monday, July 28, 2014

Gov. Corbett Signs Budget

Gov. Tom Corbett signed the FY2014-15 state budget into law today (July 10, 2014).  The budget includes an increase of 5% to the line item Grants to the Arts bringing the total approrpriation to $8.950 million.  Other increases include a 1.4% increase to the administrative line item for the Council on the Arts and a 9.5% increase to the line item for General Government Support of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC).  Level funding went to the Cultural and Historical Support line item for PHMC.

Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania is supported by its members and:

The Bill and Beverlee Lehr Fund #2 of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities

The Heinz Endowments