Wednesday, November 04, 2009
Study: Nonprofits, arts, culture have major impact - The Daily Record - Jacksonville, Florida: "The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville announced last week the results of an economic impact study of the nonprofit arts industry in Duval County. These local results were compiled as part of a comprehensive national economic impact study of the nonprofit arts and culture industry. Entitled Arts & Economic Prosperity III, the study was conducted in 156 communities and regions (116 cities and counties, 35 multi-county regions, and 5 states) including Jacksonville. The Cultural Council helped to facilitate the gathering of the detailed economic data from 43 local arts organizations that were among 6,080 arts organizations surveyed nationwide. Americans for the Arts, which conducted the national study, is the leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America."