The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports on the presidential candidates

The Chronicle of Philanthropy has put together reports on where the presidential candidates stand on issues of importance to nonprofits and foundations, including their positions on arts and culture funding.

Mitt Romney
Would seek "deep reductions" or end federal spending for the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the Public Broadcasting System. Would tell PBS to seek advertising in place of government subsidies, saying: "We're not going to kill Big Bird, but Big Bird is going to have advertisements."

Read Mitt Romney and the Nonprofit World.

Barack Obama
Proposed slight increases in spending on the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities in his 2013 budget, although they would still be getting less than when Mr. Obama entered Office. Proposed flat spending for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Read Barack Obama and the Nonprofit World.