National Capital region arts and cultural affairs
There is under the direction of the Service a program to support and enhance artistic and cultural activities in the National Capital region.
Eligibility for grants shall be limited to organizations—
that are of demonstrated national significance; and
that meet at least 2 of the criteria stated in paragraph (2).
The criteria referred to in paragraph (1) are the following:
The organization has an annual operating budget in excess of $1,000,000.
The organization has an annual audience or visitation of at least 200,000 people.
The organization has a paid staff of at least 100 individuals.
The organization is eligible under section 320102(f) of this title.
Public or private colleges and universities are not eligible for grants under the program under this section.
Organizations not eligible.—
Grants awarded under this section may be used to support general operations and maintenance, security, or special projects. No organization may receive a grant in excess of $500,000 in a single year.
Use of Grants.—
1 So in original. Probably should be “Responsibilities”.of Director.—
The Director shall—
establish an application process;
appoint a review panel of 5 qualified individuals, at least a majority of whom reside in the National Capital region; and
develop other program guidelines and definitions as required.
The contractual amounts required for the support of Ford’s Theater and Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts shall be available within the amount provided in this section without regard to any other provision of this section.
Ford’s Theater and Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.—
(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3154.)