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Agency:    Department of Education
Bureau:    Office of Innovation and Improvement
Account:    Innovation and improvement (91-0204)
Certifying Official:    Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development
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VSA Arts, Inc., for arts programs for persons with disabilities

1 recipient will receive $7,440,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 1981
Code: U351E050002
Description: The Arts in Education program provides a non-competitive award to VSA Arts, Inc., a national organization that sponsors programs to encourage the involvement of, and foster greater awareness of the need for, arts programs for persons with disabilities.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
VSA Arts, Inc. (040531733) $7,440 Arts in education Non-Profit
818 Conn Ave NW Ste 600
Washington, DC
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: H. Rept. 108-792 & Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title V, Part D, Subpart 15
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title V, Part D, Subpart 15. Arts in Education SEC. 5551. ASSISTANCE FOR ARTS EDUCATION. (b) AUTHORITY.The Secretary is authorized to make grants to, or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with, eligible entities described in subsection (c). (c) ELIGIBLE ENTITIES.'The Secretary may make assistance available under subsection (b) to each of the following eligible entities: ''(8) Supporting model projects and programs by Very Special Arts which assure the participation in mainstream settings in arts and education programs of individuals with disabilities. FY 2005 Appropriations conference report (H. Rept. 108-792): For Arts in Education, the conferees intend that within this total, $7,500,000 is for Very Special Arts, $6,420,000 is for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Citation Comment: Entity is identified in the authorizing statute and funded through annual appropriations.

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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