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Recovery Money Stimulates MN Arts

Posted at 9:26 PM on July 8, 2009 by Gillian Martin
Filed under: In the media

Remember the political fight back in February about including additional funding for the National Endowment for the Arts in the stimulus package? Eventually the legislation included $50 million for the NEA.

Well, yesterday the Endowment announced the recipients of its American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Direct Grants, and just over $1 million of that money will stimulate the economies of 26 Minnesota arts organizations (including MPR).

You can see the whole list here.