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Virginia Commission for the Arts

Item 244

Item 244

First Year - FY2017Second Year - FY2018
Financial Assistance for Educational, Cultural, Community, and Artistic Affairs (14300)$3,909,308$3,909,308
Financial Assistance to Cultural Organizations (14302)FY2017 $3,909,308FY2018 $3,909,308
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2017 $3,188,633FY2018 $3,188,633
Federal TrustFY2017 $720,675FY2018 $720,675

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.