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Policy Analysis | August 2, 2011

How much are SLC member states appropriating toward their arts agencies in fiscal year 2012?

State Arts Agency Appropriations, Fiscal Years 2011-2012

(Total Legislative Appropriations Including Line Items)

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State / Region FY 2011 Enacted FY 2012 Projected Percent Change
Alabama 4,625,624 4,251,968 -8.10%
Arkansas 1 2,125,679 2,943,260 38.50%
Florida * 2 6,356,661 5,673,420 -10.70%
Georgia 763,358 574,268 -24.80%
Kentucky * 3,069,700 3,055,600 -0.50%
Louisiana 3 3,924,939 3,334,466 -15.00%
Mississippi 1,681,564 1,662,799 -1.10%
Missouri 4 7,611,505 7,000,000 -8.00%
North Carolina * 8,488,087 7,255,593 -14.50%
Oklahoma 4,406,689 4,010,087 -9.00%
South Carolina 2,050,846 1,927,795 -6.00%
Tennessee * 5 8,105,700 8,291,600 2.30%
Texas 6 6,462,356 1,443,272 -77.70%
Virginia 3,794,813 3,794,813 0.00%
West Virginia * 2,488,470 2,488,720 0.00%
SLC Total 65,955,991 57,707,661 -12.51%
U.S. Total 275,163,245 259,261,127 -5.80%

Notes:

* Total FY2012 appropriation includes line-item funds designated by the legislature to pass through the state arts agency to other entities.

* Agency has been notified that FY2012 funds are subject to holdbacks.

1 New FY2012 funds will be released at the discretion of the governor.

2 Decline includes reductions of more than $1 million in line-item funds. Appropriation for core agency grants and services increased by 10%.

3 The legislature eliminated all line-item funding (totaling $775,000 in FY2011) for FY2012.

4 The legislature has directed the state arts agency to draw dollars from the state-run cultural endowment fund in lieu of a general fund appropriation.

5 Appropriation includes $674,900 in nonrecurring dollars.

6 Appropriation for core agency grants and services declined by 50%. Additional funds appropriated from other state sources in FY2011 were eliminated in FY2012.

Source:

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies