Grants to Support Cultural Heritage Organizations 

Cultural Heritage Organization Grants provide flexible funding for organizations with a primary mission of arts and culture that are representative of a culturally-specific population.

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

  Online Application & Reporting System

Quick Facts

Next Funding Opportunity
The opportunity to apply for 2022 funding will open in early May 2021.
Grant Range
Grants range from $5,000 to $30,000, based on organizational budgets.
What We Fund
501c3 nonprofits in Cuyahoga County that have a primary mission of arts or culture and are representative of a culturally-specific population. If you need help choosing a grant program or checking eligibility criteria, view our Grant Program Guide or contact a program manager.
Who We Support
The Cultural Heritage grant program launched in 2021. View a comprehensive list of all 2007-2020 grants by organization across programs.
How to Stay Informed
Sign up for our newsletter or call 216-515-8303.

Guidelines & Reports

 View helpful tools and resources for your application or report.


Key Dates

June 3, 2021 by 4:30 pm ET
Eligibility Check Deadline
July 9, 2021 at 12 pm ET
Organizational Goalsetting Workshop
August 5, 2021 by 4:30 pm ET
Application Deadline
September 29, 2021
Public Panel Review - Learn More
November 2021
Board Meets to Approve 2022 Grants
January 1 - December 31, 2022
2022 Grant Period

Application Review Process

CAC utilizes a public panel review process to award grant dollars. Learn more about the review process.

Contact Us

We welcome your inquiries about the Cultural Heritage program. Please contact a program manager for general questions. For technical assistance, contact India Pierre-Ingram at or 216.306.0110.