The National Endowment for the Arts has a tremendous impact on the arts and culture of the United States. Since its start in 1965, the agency has awarded more than $5.5 billion to bring the arts to communities across this land. Below you can find some specific areas where the agency has had a large impact, or find your state and see highlights from the artworks we have supported there.
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Carrying out strategic outreach to Native communities and artists.
Indemnifying against loss or damage for eligible artworks and artifacts.
Partnering with the White House Initiative on HBCUs to further our outreach.