Recent NEA grants-getters win again in Arts Recovery act

The National Endowment of the Arts' first program of the Obama "Recovery Act" focuses on the preservation of jobs in the arts. But it upholds an adage quoted by Billie Holiday in "God Bless the Child": "Them that's got shall get." Applicants must be organizations that have received NEA grants during the immediately prior four years (since 2006). The NEA's announcement is crystal clear:[R]ecogniz[ing] that the nonprofit arts industry is an important sector of the economy the Arts Endowment has designed a plan to expedite distribution of critical … [Read more...]