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RAD 2016 Annual Report

July 26, 2017

Core Funding: RAD Annual Report 2016

Annual Reports

At RAD, the fitness of our regional assets relies on core funding -- the type of funds that assets can us at their discretion to sustain day-to-day operations. While their program focus may vary -- libraries, parks, sports and civic facilities, arts and culture, and transportation -- this core support is vital to their well being, to creating well-managed, fully operational regional assets that are critically important to our region.

The 2016 RAD Annual Report focuses on the core funding support from RAD that helps our regional assets not only to maintain, but to upgrade and to improve programs and facilities that are the jewels in our community. With reliable core funding, RAD assets seek new audiences, present world premieres and leverage support from new donors.

The RAD Board welcomes comments from the public on this report and any other RAD matter.

At RAD, the fitness of our regional assets relies on core funding -- the type of funds that assets can us at their discretion to sustain day-to-day operations. While their program focus may vary -- libraries, parks, sports and civic facilities, arts and culture, and transportation -- this core support is vital to their well being, to creating well-managed, fully operational regional assets that are critically important to our region.

The 2016 RAD Annual Report focuses on the core funding support from RAD that helps our regional assets not only to maintain, but to upgrade and to improve programs and facilities that are the jewels in our community. With reliable core funding, RAD assets seek new audiences, present world premieres and leverage support from new donors.

2016 at a glance:

  • 24,193,828 people visited the assets
  • 683,739 free tickets were provided to those who might not otherwise have been able to attend
  • $734,886,600 in direct expenses was contributed to our local economy
  • 63,823,513 people used the Port Authority for transit
  • 10,764 people were employed by the regional assets
  • 10,989,049 items circulated at the regional libraries

The RAD Board welcomes comments from the public on this report and any other RAD matter.