Jan
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Addressing European Supremacy in PA Council on the Arts Funding-2017 Year in Review

With 2017 complete, an update on my effort as a member of The PA Council on the Arts to have its general support funding formula changed to include a value for ALANAME (African, Latinx, Asian, Native American and Middle Eastern) organizations.  I have been working on this in order to give some kind of balance to the current formula, which gives a lot of weight to prior grant & budget size. This weight, as I’ve pointed out before, results in more money going to European descended, larger budget organizations. However, what I’ve also been thinking about recently is that this means