Report: Arts Giving Fell 2.4 Percent In ’09 To $12.3 Billion

“That decline was less than the 6.4 percent drop to $12.8 billion in 2008,” and also less than the 3.6 percent decline in “giving to all categories of charities and nonprofits” in 2009. “Experts had anticipated a much sharper drop last year amid the worst recession since the Great Depression.”

Source: Bloomberg 06/09/10