Project Support (PS) Grant Program

Project Support Grant Program Overview

The Project Support grant program's primary purpose is to support Cuyahoga County based projects that promote public access and encourage the breadth of arts and/or cultural programming in our community.

2015 Project Support Application Process

The deadline to apply for Project Support funding in 2014 has now passed. The next opportunity to apply for Project Support funding is 2015 Project Support, which will have an initial deadline of June 25, 2014. Applicants may visit the Online Application & Reporting System for more information.

To receive notifications of our grant deadlines, sign up to receive Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s emails (and opt in to “CAC Grant Information”).

Below is a timeline illustrating the 2015 Project Support application process.

Late May 2014
2015 Grant Program Guidelines Available; Online Eligibility Check and Application Open

June 2014 - Dates To Be Announced
Informational Workshops for New Applicants

June 25, 2014, by 4:30 p.m.
Eligibility Check Deadline for ALL Project Support applicants

August 28, 2014, by 4:30 p.m.
Application Deadline

October 20-23, 2014
Panel Review Meetings

November 24, 2014 at 4 p.m.
Grant awards announced during Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s board meeting

January 1 - December 31, 2015
Grant Period

Panel Review Process

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture convenes an independent panel of arts and cultural experts from outside Northeast Ohio to evaluate and score applications to the Project Support program. CAC's panel review meetings are open to the public, and applicants, as well as members of the public, are invited and encouraged to attend.

2014 Panel Review Meeting Audio Archives

On October 14-17, 2013, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture convened a panel to evaluate and score the applications to the 2014 Project Support grant program. View the panel scores resulting from the Panel Review Meetings, or listen to the audio archives:

          2014 Project Support I and Project Support for Units of Government
          Panel Review Meeting Audio Archive

          2014 Project Support II Panel Review Meeting Audio Archive


Current cultural partners may use the Online Application & Reporting System to submit their reports to Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

Who We Support

View the most recent announcement news release to learn more about current Project Support cultural partners.


We welcome your inquiries about the Project Support grant program. Please contact Stacey Hoffman, program manager, at or (216) 515-8303, x101.

Important Events and Deadlines

2015 Project Support Eligibility Check Deadline
Wednesday, June 25
2015 Project Support Application Deadline
Thursday, August 28
2015 Project Support Panel Review Meeting Day 1
Monday, October 20
2015 Project Support Panel Review Meeting Day 2
Tuesday, October 21
2015 Project Support Panel Review Meeting Day 3
Wednesday, October 22
2015 Project Support Panel Review Meeting Day 4
Thursday, October 23