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Document Number: 5317

Arts and Economic Prosperity: The Economic Impact of Nonprofit Arts Organizations and Their Audiences - Released in 2002, this report reveals that America's nonprofit arts industry generates $134 billion in economic activity every year, including $24.4 billion in federal, state and local tax revenues. The $134 billion total includes $53.2 billion in spending by arts organizations and $80.8 billion in event-related spending by arts audiences. The report is based on 3,000 nonprofit organizations in 91 cities and 33 states, plus the District of Columbia. The full report, summaries, and several data sources can be accessed through the provided link.(Americans for the Arts, 2002)...


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