Author: Americans for the Arts
Publication Year: 2017
Media Type: Infographic
In 2015, private sector giving to the arts, culture, and humanities—by individuals, foundations, and corporations—was $17.07 billion, up 7.0 percent (6.8 percent when adjusted for inflation) from a revised $17.23 billion in 2014. This marked the fourth consecutive year of growth and makes 2015 the highest arts contribution year ever, even when adjusted for inflation.
Giving to the arts by individuals, foundations, and corporations grew 7.0 percent to $17.07 billion in 2015—representing 4.6 percent of all charitable giving and the fourth consecutive year of growth.