Report: Grants to the arts still declining

The Minnesota Council on Foundations says arts-related giving by corporate, private and family foundations is down 19 percent over the past decade. The main reason for the decrease is the poor economy.
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The Minnesota Council on Foundations says arts-related giving by corporate, private and family foundations is down 19 percent over the past decade. The main reason for the decrease is the poor economy.

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