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Department of State Divisions Would Benefit Through Coordination and Grants Streamlining , Report No. 02-68, December 2002
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  • The programs of the Divisions of Cultural Affairs and Historical Resources preserve and promote Florida cultural and historical resources.  The programs are appropriately placed within the Department of State, but there would be benefits to merging the two divisions.
  • The department would improve cultural affairs and historical resources programs by streamlining the grants process and using a more coordinated approach when planning cultural and historical resources development.  This would enhance responsiveness to local resource development needs and leverage support for economic development and tourism initiatives.
  • Additional efforts are also needed to ensure preservation and protection of state-owned historic properties.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Cultural Affairs
Historical Resources

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 04-57 Progress Report: Department of State Improves Administration of Cultural and Historical Programs, published in August 2004.
  • Report No. 96-71 Review of State-Owned Cultural Properties: Ringling Museum of Art and Coconut Grove Playhouse, published in March 1997.

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