Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Re-Approves $13.7 Million Investment in 2014 General Operating Support Grants to 57 Arts and Culture Organizations

CLEVELAND (December 10, 2013) – Cuyahoga Arts & Culture announces that it will invest $13,700,000 in grants in 57 arts and culture organizations in Cuyahoga County next year through its 2014 General Operating Support grant program. The grants range in value from $11,609 to $1,730,876. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s Board of Trustees re-approved the awards during its board meeting on Monday, December 10, at 4 p.m. View the list of organizations that will receive 2014 General Operating Support funding and the grant award amounts.

“Multi-year General Operating Support grants strengthen our community by providing critical support to Cuyahoga County’s arts and cultural organizations,” said Karen Gahl-Mills, executive director of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. “These investments play a key role in keeping Cuyahoga County’s great cultural institutions available and accessible to all in our community.”

The General Operating Support grant program is designed to provide unrestricted, multi-year support for established arts or cultural organizations in Cuyahoga County that benefit the public and are artistically or culturally vibrant. The General Operating Support grants are offered every two years through a highly competitive public application process. The grants re-approved by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s Board on December 9 represent funding for the second year of this cycle.

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s (CAC’s) mission is to inspire and strengthen the community by investing in arts and culture. CAC was approved by Cuyahoga County voters in 2006, and since 2007, CAC has invested more than $112 million dollars in 237 local organizations presenting arts and cultural activities in Cuyahoga County. CAC’s vision for its first ten years of public funding for arts and culture is to help build stronger, more resilient organizations, create vibrant and energetic neighborhoods infused with culture, and establish Cuyahoga County as a hub of creative activity and a destination for artists.

View the list of organizations that will receive 2014 General Operating Support funding and the grant award amounts.

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