Annual Grants for Exciting Programs and Projects

Your favorite neighborhood arts festival. A student-designed and created mural in your community. Distance-learning tours of a museum for older adults.

Project Support grants promote and encourage the breadth of arts and cultural programming in our community by supporting projects both large and small throughout Cuyahoga County.

Need to work on an application or complete a report? View our Online Application & Reporting System guide for more information.

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Quick Facts

Next Funding Opportunity
The next funding opportunity will open in spring 2019 for 2020 projects.
Grant Range
Up to $30,000 in Project Support I and up to $5,000 in Project Support II for funding in 2019.
What We Fund
501c3 nonprofits’ arts and cultural projects in Cuyahoga County.
Who We Support
See a list of our 2019 Project Support grant recipients and 2018 grant recipients. View a comprehensive list of all 2007-2019 grants by organization across programs.
How to Stay Informed
Sign up for our newsletter and email updates or call 216-515-8303.

Your Roadmap

We’ve created guidelines to help you navigate our online application process. If you need help choosing a grant program, view our 2019 Grant Program Guide.


Key Dates for 2019 Funding

Tuesday, May 1
2019 grant program guidelines available; Online Eligibility Check, Application Open
Wednesday, May 9
2019 Grant Opportunities Workshop & Technical Assistance Opportunity for New Applicants - Register here!
Wednesday, May 23
DataArts Webinar - Register here!
Friday, June 8
2019 Grant Opportunities Workshop & Technical Assistance Opportunity for New Applicants - Register here!
Thursday, June 21
2019 Eligibility Check Due
Various Dates and Times
Office Hours with our Program Team - Register here!
Thursday, July 19
2019 Project Support Applicant Workshop - Register here!
Wednesday, July 25
2019 Project Support Applicant Workshop - Register here!
Thursday, August 9
2019 Application Due
Monday, October 1 - Tuesday, October 2
2019 Project Support I Panel Review Meeting - Learn more
Tuesday, November 13 at 4:00 pm
2019 grant amounts announced during Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s Board meeting
January 1 - December 31, 2019
2019 Grant Period

Links for Grant Recipients

To access the Eligibility Check, Application, Grant agreement, Reports, or Advance Payment Requests, access CAC's Online Application & Reporting System.

View the 2018 Project Support Final Report Instructions.

Application Review Process

Guided by our values of transparency and impartiality, CAC utilizes a panel process to award grant dollars. Learn more about the review process, or view the details about our most recent Project Support Panel Review Meetings.

2019 Project Support I: Listen to the audio recordings of panel or view the total panel scores and grant amounts.
2019 Project Support II: View the panel results and comments


We welcome your inquiries about the Project Support grant program. Please contact your program manager for general questions about the program or India Pierre-Ingram at or 216.515.8303 x107 for technical assistance.