Access Some Facts Below to Help You With Your Advocacy Efforts
New data is now available, and the information below is being updated. Please check back at the end of July 2017 for updated facts.
A. What is Florida's 2017 Florida Legislative Platform for Arts & Culture?
Access 2017 Legislative Platform here with links to ranked lists of recommended Florida Department of State 2017-2018 grants, the Florida Statutes and Rules that outline the guidelines for these state grants' programs, facts to support the asks for 2017-2018 Florida Division of Cultural Affairs (DCA) grants' programs. . Quotes of support for our industry here.
B. A few facts to demonstrate that Arts & Culture are part of the solution to rebuild Florida's economy -- access here.
C. What are the recommended 2017-2018 Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs (DCA) grants organized under the counties where they are based? Access here.
D.What Florida Division of Cultural Affairs (DCA) grants were funded in previous years?
Go here to access previous years of DCA funding of grants by counties for the DCA's four- major grants' programs..
E. Effective communication with a legislator -- access suggestionshere.
F.Arts economic impact studies:
1. Your organization -- calculate the economic impact your organization has on your community -- access calculatorhere(developed by Americans for the Arts).
2.Florida arts economic impact study -- access full report here.
3.Florida cities' and counties' economic impact studies -- accesshere.
G. Creative Industries Reports for Florida (developed by Americans for the Arts) -- access 2015 reports for each of Florida's 67 countieshereand here for 2015 Creative Industries Report for the State of Florida.
H.New Engines of Growth: Five Roles for Arts, Culture, and Design(report by National Governors' Association) -- access press release and report here.
I. Important Facts About Arts Education -- Center for Fine Arts Education one-page advocacy sheet -- access it here.
J. Local information-- please communicate with your local arts agency (LAA) for your county and partner with them to advance arts and culture in your area of the state. You can access local data and information directly from your LAA. You can access their Web sites here.
K.Why Should Government Support the Arts? A document from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) -- access report here.
L.Cultural tourism flyer created by Florida Cultural Alliance for the Governor's Conference on Tourism, September 2014 -- access two-page flyer here.
M. The State of Florida Traveler Special Edition 2015 Summary -- reports that arts and culture interest are high priorities for Florida travelers -- access summary here.
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