Multi-year Grants to Support Arts & Culture Organizations 

Vibrant arts and cultural institutions. Community theaters, arts education and history groups. Nature centers and science museums.

General Operating Support grants strengthen the community with multi-year core support for arts and cultural institutions of all sizes.

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 2022-2023 funding will open in early May 2021.
Grant Range
Based on funding formula.
What We Fund
501c3 nonprofits in Cuyahoga County that have a primary mission of arts or culture. If you need help choosing a grant program, view our current Grant Program Guide.
Who We Support
See our 2020-21 General Operating Support grant recipients. 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
June 30, 2021 at 1 pm ET
Organizational Goalsetting Workshop - Register to Attend
August 5, 2021 by 4:30 pm ET
Application Deadline
Week of September 27, 2021
Public Panel Review
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 General Operating Support. Please contact a program manager for general questions. For technical assistance, contact India Pierre-Ingram at ipierreingram@cacgrants.org or 216.306.0110.