National Endowment for the Arts Appropriations History

Year Appropriation1
1966 $ 2,898,308
1967 $ 8,475,692
1968 $ 7,774,291
1969 $ 8,456,875
1970 $ 9,055,000
1971 $ 16,420,000
1972 $ 31,480,000
1973 $ 40,857,000
1974 $ 64,025,000
1975 $ 80,142,000
1976T2 $ 87,455,000
1976 $ 35,301,000
1977 $ 99,872,000
1978 $ 123,850,000
1979 $ 149,585,000
1980 $ 154,610,000
1981 $ 158,795,000
1982 $ 143,456,000
1983 $ 143,875,000
1984 $ 162,223,000
1985 $ 163,660,000
1986 $ 158,822,240
1987 $ 165,281,000
1988 $ 167,731,000
1989 $ 169,090,000
1990 $ 171,255,000
1991 $ 174,080,737
1992 $ 175,954,680
1993 $ 174,459,382
1994 $ 170,228,000
1995 $ 162,311,000
1996 $ 99,470,000
1997 $ 99,494,000
1998 $ 98,000,000
1999 $ 97,966,000
2000 $ 97,627,600
2001 $104,769,000
2002 $115,220,000
2003 $115,731,000
2004 $120,971,000
2005 $121,263,000
2006 $124,406,353
2007 $124,561,844
2008 $144,706,800
2009 $155,000,000
2010 $167,500,000
2011 $154,690,000
2012 $146,020,992
20133 $138,383,218
2014 $146,021,000

1. Appropriation less enacted rescission/s.
2. In 1976, the Federal government changed the beginning of the fiscal year from July 1
to October 1, hence the 1976 Transition (T) Quarter.
3. Appropriation less enacted rescission and sequestration.