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2008 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 847)

Virginia Commission for the Arts

Item 239

Item 239 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Financial Assistance for Educational, Cultural, Community, and Artistic Affairs (14300)$4,975,009$6,475,864
Financial Assistance to the Arts (14302)FY2007 $4,975,009FY2008 $6,475,864
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2007 $4,467,007FY2008 $5,967,862
Federal TrustFY2007 $508,002FY2008 $508,002

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 25, Article 4, Code of Virginia.


A. In the allocation of grants to arts organizations, the Commission shall give preference to the performing arts.


B. It is the objective of the Commonwealth to fund the Virginia Commission for the Arts at an amount that equals one dollar for each resident of Virginia.


C. In the allocation of grants to arts organizations, the Commission shall not consider any other general fund amounts which may be appropriated to an arts organization elsewhere in this act, nor shall any funds appropriated elsewhere in this act supplant those grants which may be allocated from this appropriation.