Author(s): Wellford, Harrison and Gallagher, Janne
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1984

A report to Family Service America and The National Assembly, Washington, D.C. This paper addresses the claim of some small business advocates that exemption from federal income taxation gives nonprofit organizations an unfair competitive advantage in the marketplace. It concludes that such tax exemption does not afford nonprofit organizations a significant competitive advantage, and that proposals to change the basis for exemption, modify the concept of unrelated business, limit nonprofits' ability to compete for government contracts, and other remedies proposed by small business advocates

Author(s): Independent Sector
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1988

A User's Guide to IRS Publication 1391 for Executive Directors and Development Officers: In June of 1988, the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service wrote to over 400,000 charitable groups expressing concern that: sponsors of fund-raising events have often failed to provide written information on the extent to which payments for such affairs are deductible as charitable contributions. There has been widespread misunderstanding of the limitations on the deductibility of such payments. This misunderstanding has led to erroneous tax reporting of these payments by some patrons.

Author(s): Dodson, Martha I. and Moore, Rachel S., Editor
Date of Publication: 1995

Americans for the Arts offers information on how communities across America have used dedicated tax dollars to support the arts. This handy pamphlet includes case studies, as well as information to help you get started.

Author(s): The Center for Arts and Culture
Date of Publication: March 2001

America's Cultural Capital focuses on four structural recommendations that are intended to improve federal policy making in the arts and culture.

Author(s): John Nuveen Company
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1994

Congressional testimony of Richard J. Franke, David McCullough, Ken Burns, Clay Jenkinson, and Amo Houghton. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior and Related Agencies holds a hearing annually to determine appropriations for the coming fiscal year. This year's hearing was particularly significant because federal funding for the arts and humanities has recently come under attack. At issue in the session held Thursday, February 16, 1995, was continued federal funding for three agencies: the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA),

Author(s): Urice, John, K. and Hofferbert, Richard I.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1981

During June-December 1981, Professor Richard Hofferbert and John Urice of the Center for Social Analysis of the State University of New York at Binghamton analyzed extensive data regarding National Endowment for the Arts grants and state legislative appropriations to state arts agencies for fiscal years 1976-1979 (in some cases, 1980). Endowment grants included both mandated block grants and discretionary awards from all program and disciplinary areas. The research sought to answer key questions regarding how and why state arts agencies received funds, and what relationships existed, if any,

Author(s): U.S. Senate, Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1989

Hearing examining proposed legislation authorizing funds for the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, focusing on the Institute of Museum Services; held in Washington, D.C., March 23, 29, April 5 and 27, 1990. This is the third reauthorization for the Institute of Museum services. The original act 1976 which provided for the establishment of the Institute of Museum Services, which was amended in 1980 and 1985, has been amended again to reflect changes in programs and procedures. Includes testimony and supporting statements by government and museum leaders, and other

Author(s): U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Government Activities and Transportation and U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1982

Hearing held in Chicago, Illinois; June 17, 1983 to review support of the arts by the U.S. government and the Illinois state government, and the relationship between the two. Includes testimony and statements by government officials and arts leaders, and other documentation.

Author(s): U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Government Activities and Transportation
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1983

Hearing held in Washington, D.C.; October 26, 1983 to review the operations of the Institute of Museum Services and to recommend changes regarding peer review, conservation, and improved internal communications among other areas. Includes testimony and statements from government officials and museum leaders, and other documentation.

Author(s): U.S. House of Representatives, Select Subcommittee on Education
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1960

Hearing on H.R. 4172, H.R. 4174 and related bills to aid the aid the fine arts in the , held in Washington, D.C., May 15, 1961. Includes text of several House and Senate bills calling for the establishment of a Federal Advisory Council on the Arts; and supporting statements and documents from government officials and arts leaders.