2020 Congressional Arts Handbook

Read the issue briefs to learn about the latest arts issues in Congress and find the research to make your case.

116th Congress Congressional Committee Lists 

Check these lists of key committees to see if your legislators play an important role in arts policy issues.

Find Your State Captain

  • Review this list to find the State Captain for your state. State Captains serve as a resource to attendees and lead their state delegations in federal arts advocacy efforts. Be sure to connect with your State Captain to stay involved with arts advocacy efforts at home!

Review Your State Factsheet

  • The Arts Action Fund has created a factsheet for each state full of data and examples about why the arts matter in each state. 

2019 National Endowment for the Arts Grants

The following 2019 National Endowment for the Arts grant lists have divided by state and are listed in  U.S. Congressional district order. Grant examples include all of FY2019 grant awards.

Alabama Indiana Nebraska South Carolina
Alaska Iowa Nevada South Dakota
 Arizona Kansas New Hampshire Tennessee
Arkansas Kentucky New Jersey Texas
California Louisana New Mexico Utah
Colorado Maine New York Vermont
Connecticut Maryland North Carolina Virginia
Delaware Massachusetts North Dakota Washington
Florida Michigan Ohio West Virginia
Georgia Minnesota Oklahoma Wisconsin
Hawaii Mississippi Oregon Wyoming
Idaho Missouri Pennsylvania District of Columbia
Illinois Montana Rhode Island