Monday, April 24, 2006

Courier News Online - Corporate support for arts flagging

Courier News Online - Corporate support for arts flagging: "Corporate support for arts flagging

The Associated Press

With state cuts looming, report shows four-year decline in private donations.

NEWARK -- With the state broke, New Jersey's top culture official has said it's time for the private sector to pony up more money for museums, theaters and symphonies.

But if recent patterns are any indication, don't bet on business stepping up.

New Jersey may be home to some of the biggest and best-known companies in the world, some of whom have seen a profit bonanza during the past three years. But an examination of funding trends shows overall corporate support for the arts has flat-lined."

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