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national endowment for the arts
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) nurtures the growth and artistic excellence of thousands of arts organizations and artists in every corner of the country. Explore this issue»
international artist visa
Delayed visa processing at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service and the Department of State U.S. Consulates creates difficulties in booking foreign guest artists for performances and educational programming. Explore this issue»
arts education
Arts education programs through the U.S. Department of Education provide unique federal support for the development, evaluation and dissemination of model arts education programs. Explore this issue»
charitable giving-credit
Enlightened tax policy has been critically important to the development and sustained vitality of the nonprofit performing arts.  Explore this issue»
wireless microphones, white space
Nonprofit performing arts organizations, commercial theaters, schools, and performers all rely on wireless microphone equipment operating within the “white space” radio frequencies. Explore this issue»
net neutrality
The Internet must remain a place where the arts and culture sector can educate, learn, express themselves, and innovate without navigating a complex system of gatekeepers. Explore this issue»
cultural exchange
U.S. Department of State cultural programs provide grant opportunities to U.S. nonprofits for international residencies, exhibitions, and presentations and U.S. Embassy public diplomacy programs. Explore this issue»
PAA monitors a variety of other federal issues and actions that impact the nonprofit performing arts field. Explore this issue»