There is hereby established under the direction of the National Park Service a program to support and enhance artistic and cultural activities in the National Capital region. Eligibility for grants shall be limited to organizations of demonstrated national significance which meet at least two of the additional following criteria:
(1)an annual operating budget in excess of $1,000,000;
(2)an annual audience or visitation of at least 200,000 people;
(3)a paid staff of at least one hundred persons; or
(4)eligibility under the Historic Sites Act of 1935 (16 U.S.C. 462(e)).
Public or private colleges and universities are not eligible for grants under this program.
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.
The Director of the National Park Service shall establish an application process, appoint a review panel of five qualified persons, 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 herein provided without regard to any other provisions of this section.
The Historic Sites Act of 1935, referred to in text, which is also known as the Historic Sites, Buildings, and Antiquities Act, is act Aug. 21, 1935, ch. 593, 49 Stat. 666, as amended, which is classified to sections
467 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
461 of this title and Tables.
2002—Pub. L. 89–671, § 14(c), as added by Pub. L. 107–219, which provided that any reference to “Wolf Trap Farm Park” shall be considered to be a reference to “Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts”, was executed by substituting “Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts” for “Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts” in concluding provisions to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
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