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Creative State Michigan Report Reveals Billions of Dollars Contributed to Michigan Economy

  • Posted Jan 30, 2014

ArtServe Michigan released its third installment of the Creative State Michigan report.

Creative State Michigan 2014 details economic and social data from 424 nonprofit arts and cultural organizations statewide. The data reveals that these organizations contributed more than one-half billion dollars in expenditures alone to the Michigan economy in FY 2011.

Among its most compelling data, the report affirms the creative economy as a significant financial contributor and strategic opportunity for Michigan’s economic development.

Data sources for the Creative State Michigan 2014 report include the Michigan Cultural Data Project, Americans for the Arts’ annual Creative Industries Reports and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

For more information about the report, please check here.

Or download the full report here.