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To better understand the impacts of the pandemic on City-funded arts and culture nonprofits and their workforce, The Nonprofit Institute at the University of San Diego – on behalf of the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture – conducted a survey of arts and culture organizations funded by the City in fiscal year 2020. In that year, the City invested $11.4 million in arts and culture organizations. In fiscal year 2021, the City was forced to reduced annual funding to approximately $5.7 million due to drastically reduced tax revenues. Eight months into the pandemic, many City-funded arts and culture organizations are experiencing unprecedented financial losses.

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arts, culture, San Diego, City of San Diego, city, nonprofit, not for profit, art, administration, funding, Covid, COVID-19, pandemic


Arts and Humanities | Nonprofit Administration and Management


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2020 Culture Shift: Measuring COVID-19 Impact on San Diego Arts and Culture Nonprofits