Major organization : NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS
When a representative of the National Endowment for the Arts
(NEA) called Grammy winner musician/composer Paquito D'Rivera to inform him that he was to be awarded a medal for his contribution to jazz and classical music during the celebration of NEA's 40th anniversary, he couldn't believe it at first and then he was delighted and honored to be recognized in the birthplace of jazz.
Nancy Westerfield, Nebraska's first National Endowment for the Arts
Fellow, was named Humanitarian of the Year, 1998, for community service in the Central Nebraska area.
Regent University Chancellor Pat Robertson has asked school officials to return a National Endowment for the Arts
grant, after Americans United charged the TV preacher with hypocrisy.
military strength, abolishing the National Endowment for the Arts
, establishing a flat tax, withdrawing from the United Nations, and urging Congress to investigate the Clinton administration on six issues.
During one of the more infamous budget-cutting sprees by the House Appropriations Committee--the one where they approved cuts in the National Endowment for the Arts
and the National Endowment for the Humanities, summer-jobs programs, rural-housing loans, school lunches for kids, nutritional programs for pregnant women and children of preschool age, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting--the Republican Congressman from Oregon insisted on keeping the $6.
These days, it seems that supporters of the National Endowment for the Arts
and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting cannot finish a sentence without telling you what great "bargains" and sound "investments" those organizations represent.
In this era of controversy over public funding, I should note that key support for this book came from the Conservation Fund's American Greenways Program, funds originating with the National Endowment for the Arts
Rollins Fund for the Arts of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, The Frist Foundation, The Memorial Foundation, Nashville Metro Arts Commission, National Endowment for the Arts
, Ragsdale Family Foundation, Target Stores, Tennessee Arts Commission, The Cal Turner Family Foundation, and its generous patrons and sponsors.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today visited the Erie Canal Museum and stood with community leaders to call on the Senate to reject President Trumps budget proposal to zero out funding for the National Endowment for the Arts
and National Endowment for the Humanities.
The award was given by American Masterpieces: Dance, a new program of the National Endowment for the Arts
, administered by the New England Foundation for the Arts that awards $400,000 in grants to support the restaging of historically significant American dance work.
She was a recipient of the Rome Prize in 1977, for her work Unbuilt America, and throughout the years her research and development has been recognized and awarded with grants from such major organizations as the National Endowment for the Arts
and The Rockefeller Family Fund,.