3381.17 Annual grants to arts or cultural organizations - limitation - suggestions of area arts council.

From the funds available therefor from a tax levy authorized under section 3381.16 or, if applicable, sections 5743.021 and 5743.321 of the Revised Code, a regional arts and cultural district by action of its board of trustees shall make annual grants to support the operating or capital expenses of such of the arts or cultural organizations located within the territory of the district as the board of trustees shall determine; provided, however, that not more than ten per cent of the amount granted in any calendar year shall be granted to arts and cultural organizations that are not qualifying arts or cultural organizations; and further provided that prior to making any grants in any calendar year, the board of trustees shall afford an opportunity for the presentation, either in person or in writing, of the suggestions of any area arts council, as defined in section 757.03 of the Revised Code, located within the district. Any such grant to an arts or cultural organization shall be on such terms and conditions as the board considers advisable.

Cite as R.C. § 3381.17

History. Effective Date: 11-07-1979; 06-30-2006