A key part of overall activities is the extent of cultural programming provided by arts and culture organizations in the nonprofit and other sectors. Relatively few data points are available across all counties, so this factor only includes expenditures by nonprofit arts organizations.


Fast Facts from the Arts Index

The nonprofit arts grow – despite a recession!

The number of nonprofit arts organizations has grown annually, reaching 113,000 in 2010. In the past decade, nonprofit arts organizations grew 49% (76,000 to 113,000), a greater rate than all nonprofit organizations, which grew 32% (1.2 million to 1.6 million).