Fact of the Week #4

"Arts Strengthen the Economy - The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reports that the arts and culture sector represents 3.25 percent of the nation’s GDP—a larger share of the economy than tourism and agriculture. The nonprofit arts industry alone generates $135 billion in economic activity annually(spending by organizations and their audiences) that supports 4.1 million jobs and generates $22.3 billion in government revenue. " -


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