DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report

By Editorial Team on May 14, 2019

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) annual budget appropriation under Mayor Bowser more than doubled in the three years from Fiscal Year 2015 to Fiscal Year 2018. Among the 56 state and jurisdictional arts agencies, CAH ranked first in funding per capita in Fiscal Year 18.

Other Fiscal Year 18 Annual Report Highlights:
  • Over $23 million in grants funds awarded, a 63% increase from FY17
  • 692 grant awards, a 24% increase from FY17
  • 168 new CAH grantees
  • 31 new public artworks commissioned or supported by CAH
  • 17 public events supported by CAH at the historic Lincoln Theatre

The FY18 Annual Report is available to view online.

(via DCCAH.)