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On the eve of Donald Trump’s Inauguration, The Hill newspaper reported that Trump Transition Team staff intend to recommend that the President-elect eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities as well as privatize the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

This decades-old proposal from the politically conservative Heritage Foundation and House Republican Study Committee is expected to be included in this year’s Congressional House Budget Resolution, as it has in previous years. However, it would be much more serious if it were also proposed by the Trump Administration.

Legislative and executive branch action will start moving very quickly now.  Please help us recruit more free Arts Action Fund members, spread the word, and raise some money to support our grassroots activities. The Arts Action Fund will continue sending important updates to you.

We need everyone to be prepared, organized, and educated about what’s at stake. 

1. Share this page with your personal network. Ask at least five of your friends to join the Arts Action Fund for FREE. 

2. Post on Facebook and Twitter to rally national support to save the NEA. There is strength in numbers and your social media friends can help.

3. Contribute to the Arts Action Fund to help fund our grassroots advocacy campaign to keep the arts alive.                            

4. Register for the Arts Advocacy Day conference on Capitol Hill on March 20-21, 2017.


Annual membership is free and your online benefits include: Membership to vote on the legislative policy platforms Breaking news and legislative alerts from the E-Advocacy center Quarterly updates through Arts Action eNews Exclusive access to the member's only Arts Action Fund PAC