As you probably know, the State of New Jersey is operating on a limited budget that extends until September 30. It is now up to Governor Murphy to present a new 9-month budget for the balance of FY21, and that is expected by August 25.
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May 28 2020
New Jersey’s arts industry is hurting post COVID-19. We know we are not alone, but it will be a while before our sector even partially recovers. The venues that display the state’s artistic talents are extremely vulnerable to financial collapse and will require new ways to operate in order to comply with emerging public health standards. In the meantime, it is especially important for your voice to be heard by elected officials in support of the arts in New Jersey.
May 19 2020
Americans for the Arts and the Arts Action Fund are standing up for the arts in America during COVID-19!
YOU can make a difference by taking action. Request your members of Congress include substantial additional dedicated COVID-19 relief funding—to be administered by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and Institute of Museum and Library Services—to help offset the losses of the nonprofit arts industry.