Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Receives Clean Audit for Fifth Consecutive Year

Ohio Auditor of State Finds No Deficiencies in CAC Financial Audit

CLEVELAND (June 11, 2012) – For the fifth year in a row, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC)’s annual financial review by the Ohio Auditor of State has resulted in a clean audit report (available on the Auditor of State’s website). For its fiscal year 2011, CAC was awarded the highest rating and the Auditor of State Award, which includes “no findings for recovery, significant deficiencies or comments in its management letter.” Each year since CAC was created by the voters of Cuyahoga County, it has achieved a clean audit report. More...

Arts and Culture Community Invited to Participate in Roundtable Discussion with Eric Gordon on June 1

CLEVELAND (May 22, 2012) – On Friday, June 1, the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC) and Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) will co-host a free Arts and Culture Roundtable featuring Eric Gordon, CEO of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. Members of the arts and culture community, as well as members of the public and media, are invited and welcome to attend. More...

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Now Accepting Applications for Grants in 2013

CAC to hold grant workshops for new applicants of its Project Support grant program on June 5, 7, and 13

CLEVELAND (May 15, 2012) – Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) encourages nonprofit organizations offering arts and culture programming in Cuyahoga County to apply for its 2013 grant programs. New applicants are encouraged to attend one of three informational workshops on June 5, 7, or 13, to learn more about its Project Support grant program, and to visit www.cacgrants.org to learn more and apply. More...

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Releases New Data Outlining Broad Impact of CAC Funds on Arts and Culture Sector in Cuyahoga County

CLEVELAND (April 9, 2012) – Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) today announced new data outlining the broad impact of CAC funds on Cuyahoga County’s arts and culture sector. The data are part of CAC’s Report to the Community, which was released at its annual meeting, attended by board members, staff, and members of the community, this afternoon at the Idea Center at PlayhouseSquare. A PDF of the Report to the Community is available at www.cacgrants.org/impact/report-to-the-community/. More...

PBS Airs Documentary Featuring CAC

Cleveland (November 22, 2011) - PBS recently aired the mini-documentary Artistic Choice: Preserving a Legacy in Cleveland. This 16-minute film explores our innovative arts funding structure in Cuyahoga County and was produced locally by WVIZ/PBS ideastream. More...

CAC Announces 2012 Project Support Grants

Cleveland (November 14, 2011) - The Board of Trustees of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) has approved 88 grants, totaling $1,029,164 for the 2012 Project Support cycle. The awards include traditional PS I grants and the new Project Support II, a small grant program that provides awards of up to $5000. Grants range in value from $625 to $49,333. CAC’s Board of Trustees met Monday, November 14th at 4pm to approve the awards. More...

Record Number of Applicants for 2012 Project Support Program

Cleveland (November 1, 2011) - Cuyahoga Arts & Culture convened its fourth panel review of Project Support grant applications in public sessions Monday, October 17th-Wednesday, October 19th, 2011. The 100 applicants came from a wide range of Cuyahoga County-based organizations, large and small, suburban and urban. This was a 30% increase in applications, and 33 organizations applied for the first time. New this is year is a small grant program, Project Support II, which attracted 49 applicants for grants up to $5,000. 51 organizations applied to the traditional Project Support program which provides grants up to $50,000. More...

CAC Receives Clean Audit for Fourth Consecutive Year: Ohio Auditor of State Finds No Deficiencies in CAC Financial Audit

Cleveland (June 9, 2011) - For the fourth year in a row, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s annual financial review by auditors from the State of Ohio has resulted in an "unqualified opinion," which is the cleanest possible audit they award. Every year since CAC was created by the voters of Cuyahoga County, it has achieved this level of audit findings, with no comments or deficiencies. “This is great news from our perspective,” said CAC Executive Director Karen Gahl-Mills. “It demonstrates to the taxpayers of this county that we are efficient and effective stewards of the public dollars that we manage.” More...

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