October 06, 2017

National Arts & Humanities Month

October is National Arts & Humanities Month (NAHM)—a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. NAHM was launched by Americans for the Arts 30 years ago as National Arts Week in honor of the twentieth anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1993, it was reestablished by Americans for the […]

Tax Reform and the Charitable Deduction

Republican Congressional leaders released their long-awaited tax reform framework which could have a negative impact on charitable giving. We know that Arts Action Fund members care deeply about fully preserving the charitable tax deduction incentive since nonprofit arts organizations rely on donations made by individual taxpayers for approximately 25 percent of their budgets. Please read […]

Action Alert: Possible Repeal of Historic Tax Credits for Historic Preservation​

Action Alert: Possible Repeal of Historic Tax Credits for Historic Preservation​ Your support is needed: Let Congress know that you want to save the Historic Tax Credit. The Federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC) is under threat of elimination or curtailment during current tax reform discussions. Between 2002-2016, the rehabilitation of 169 historic buildings in California—with $468M […]