The Americans for the Arts’: Arts & Economic Prosperity Calculator is available as an on-line tool. The tool is straightforward and provides reliable economic impact data for the arts. The results which can be printed show:
• Total expenditures spent by nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences and event-related spending by arts and culture audiences.
• Total number of full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs in the community that are supported by the expenditures made by arts and culture organizations and/or their audiences.
• The ripple effect of total dollars paid to community residents as a result of the expenditures made by the arts and culture organizations in a community and/or their audiences.
• Total tax dollars received by local and state governments (e.g., license fees, taxes) as a result of the expenditures made by arts and culture organizations and/or their audiences.