Arts Advocacy

Americans for the Arts (AFTA) released Arts & Economic Prosperity IV: Economic Impact of the Nonprofit Arts & Culture Industry on June 8, 2012. This national study is cited by AFTA as the most comprehensive of its kind, one which provides quantifiable economic impact of nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences. The report spans the nation, with data from 182 regions representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Most significantly, the report provides data on the positive impact of the arts and culture industry in Nebraska.

The following links provide data from this report specific to Nebraska:

Nebraskans for the Arts, the state’s arts advocacy organization, is promoting the news of Nebraska’s data and how it is applied to communities within our state, including the cities of Omaha and Lincoln, and Platte, Adams and Buffalo counties. Learn more at NFTA's website.

About NFTA and AFTA:

  • Nebraskans for the Arts is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the arts as essential to life and learning for all Nebraskans.

  • Americans for the Arts is the nation’s leading non-profit organization for advancing the arts in America.

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