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2017 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Reenrolled)

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
$3,721,220
$3,909,308
$3,724,912
Financial Assistance to Cultural Organizations (14302)FY2017 $3,909,308
$3,721,220
FY2018 $3,909,308
$3,724,912
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2017 $3,188,633
$3,000,545
FY2018 $3,188,633
$2,910,237
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2017 $0FY2018 $94,000
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.


D. Notwithstanding § 23.1-3227, Code of Virginia, the Commission is authorized to use $94,000 in the second year from the Virginia Arts Foundation Fund for grants allocated to arts organizations.