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Public Policy Statement
The core mission of The Ark is to enrich the human spirit through the presentation, preservation and encouragement of folk, roots and ethnic music and related arts. It is The Ark’s policy not to take a position on any public issue that does not relate directly to its core mission or its business operation.
In order to maintain its nonprofit status and in compliance with nonprofit federal tax law, The Ark will not directly or indirectly participate in any political campaigning on behalf of (or in opposition to) candidates for elective public office.
Approved by the Board of Directors March 28, 2005
Amended and approved by the Board of Directors September 24, 2012
Amended and approved by the Board of Directors March 27, 2017