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Governor Kasich Recommends Funding for the Arts in Ohio

Columbus, Ohio—Governor John R. Kasich recommended flat state funding for the arts and culture in Ohio through the release of his state budget recommendations for fiscal years 2018 and 2019.

"This sustained investment in the arts and culture in Ohio will ultimately have a positive impact on the creative economy. The arts sector stands ready to continue to engage, innovate, and lead thanks to our state’s continued support,” said Donna S. Collins, executive director. 

Governor Kasich’s budget maintained the Ohio Arts Council’s (OAC) total General Revenue Fund (GRF) appropriations at approximately $14.8 million in each year of the biennium, amounting to nearly $29.6 million over the two-year period.

 

Specifically, the governor proposed continuing the OAC’s state subsidy (i.e., grant-making) line item at a level of $12.95 million in FY 18 and FY 19, a biennial total of $25.9 million. The governor also kept the agency’s administrative line item flat at approximately $1.8 million in each fiscal year.

 

Read the OAC’s talking points on the Governor’s budget for more information.

OAC News & Events Schedule

We found 2 events in February 2017
Feb22
Events
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Holmes Center for the Arts, 164 N Washington St, Millersburg, OH 44654, USA
Do you plan to apply for continued funding through the Ohio Arts Council (OAC)? Do you want this grant to be your best application yet? Join us for an interactive and informative workshop. You’ll discover grants available to your organization and tips to make your application competitive.
Feb23
Events
Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Marathon Performing Arts Center (Armes Hall), 200 W Main Cross St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
Do you plan to apply for continued funding through the Ohio Arts Council (OAC)? Do you want this grant to be your best application yet? Join me for an interactive and informative workshop. You’ll discover grants available to your organization and tips to make your application competitive.



Rhodes State Office Tower | 30 E. Broad Street, 33rd Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3414
Phone: 614-466-2613
Fax: 614-466-4494

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