Arts and Economic Prosperity® 5 was conducted by Americans for the Arts, the nation‘s nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. Established in 1960, we are dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.
The Arts Mean Business
By Robert L. Lynch, President and CEO, Americans for the Arts
In my travels, I meet business and government leaders who speak passionately about the value the arts bring to their communities—fueling creativity, beautifying downtowns, and providing joy. Many also share with me the challenge of balancing arts funding with the demands to support jobs and grow their economy. To these community leaders, Arts & Economic Prosperity® 5 offers a clear and welcome message: the arts are an investment that delivers both community well-being and economic vitality.
Read the full report on The Economic Impact of Nonprofit Arts and Cultural Organizations and Their Audiences in the Northwest Connecticut Region