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15% of tax donors chose a "cultural, artistic, sportive and recreational" NGO.

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Romania/ 6. Financing of culture  

6.3 Trends and indicators for private cultural financing

The state represents the main source of funding for the cultural field. Partly because of this, but also as a result of the imperfections of a non-stimulating legislation on sponsorship and patronage, in Romania the private funding of culture is still at an incipient stage.

A recent mechanism of indirect support allows individuals to donate 2 percent of their income tax to non-profit organisation. According to the study Barometer of Cultural Consumption 2010, realised by the Centre for Research and Consultancy on Culture, 15% of the people who donated a percentage of their income tax to an organisation have chosen a "cultural, artistic, sportive and recreational" NGO.

Chapter published: 23-08-2012

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