National Endowment for the Arts Awards CARES Act Funding to States

    Within 18 days of the president signing the CARES Act, the National Endowment for the Arts has awarded almost $30 million to the nation’s 50 states, the District of Columbia and several of the territories including Puerto Rico. By Congressional mandate, 40 percent of the agency’s CARES Act funding goes to state and territorial arts agencies and regional arts organizations for their funding programs, ensuring distribution throughout the country. These funds will be re-granted in order to preserve jobs and facilities costs.

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