Arts groups mobilize to save federal funding (Pittsburgh City Paper)

Arts groups mobilize to save federal funding
By Bill O'Driscoll
Pittsburgh City Paper
March 1, 2017

In December, City of Asylum/Pittsburgh received a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. It was a big honor: The NEH awards only a few dozen grants annually. City of Asylum shelters writers persecuted in their home countries; the NEH funds would support the nonprofit’s literary readings and other programs promoting diversity and appreciation for other cultures. All COAP had to do, says group president Henry Reese, was raise $100,000 in matching funds, half by April 20, the other half by next April...(READ MORE)

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