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New White House Budget Confirms Arts Cuts

Yesterday, an e-mail from our friends at Americans for the Arts alerted us that the Trump Administration has released their FY2018 budget, titled A New Foundation for American Greatness. Unfortunately, this administration’s interpretation of “greatness” does not include government-supported arts programs. This so-called “skinny budget” provides just enough money to the National Endowment for the […]

Arts and Humanities are Essential for We, the People

To all NCWN members, supporters, and friends— Here we go again. The president’s budget proposal for the federal government’s next fiscal year includes the elimination of both the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, as well as the Corporation for National and Community Services (AmeriCorps) and the Corporation for […]

The NEA and NC

The National Endowment for the Arts has announced the winners of its 2013 Grant Awards, and the Writingest State is well-represented. Ansel Elkins and Rachel Richardson, both of Greensboro, and David Rigsbee of Raleigh, who led the poetry workshop at the Network’s 2010 Squire Summer Writing Residency, received literature fellowships for poetry. In addition, the […]