Annual Grants for Exciting Programs and Projects

Your favorite neighborhood arts festival. A mural in your community. Distance-learning tours of a museum for older adults.

Project Support grants promote and encourage the breadth of arts and cultural programming in our community by supporting projects both large and small throughout Cuyahoga County.

Need to work on an application or complete a report? Start here.

Submit an Application or Report

Quick Facts

Next Funding Opportunity
Apply by May 31, 2022 for 2023 funding.
Grant Range
Grants range from $1,000 to $20,000 in Project Support based on your organization's public arts and cultural expenses.
What We Fund
501c3 nonprofits’ arts and cultural projects in Cuyahoga County.
Who We Support
See a list of our 2022 grant recipients. View a comprehensive list of all 2007-2022 grants by organization across programs. If you need help choosing a grant program, view our Grant Program Guide.
How to Stay Informed
Sign up for our newsletter or call 216-515-8303.

Program Guidelines



View helpful tools and resources for your application.




The final report is due no later than sixty days after your project is completed.

Key Dates

April 29, 2022, 12-1pm
IRS Form 990 Interactive Webinar – Watch Here

May 4, 2022, 12-1pm
2023 Grant Opportunities Workshop – Watch Here

May 11, 2022, 5-6pm
Drop-In Zoom Eligibility Check Office Hours

May 13, 12-1pm
Drop-In Zoom Eligibility Check Office Hours

May 31, 2022, 4:30pm
Eligibility Check Due for 2023 Project Support Grants

June 14, 2022, 12-1pm
Getting Started with the Cultural Data Profile Workshop – Watch Here or View PowerPoint Slides

July 13, 2022, 5-6pm
2023 Project Support Application Workshop – Register Here

July 20, 2022, 5-6pm
Drop-In Zoom Application Office Hours – Register Here

July 22, 12-1pm
Drop-In Zoom Application Office Hours – Register Here

August 4, 2022, 4:30pm
Application Due for 2023 Project Support Grants

Week of September 19, 2022
Public Panel Review – Learn More

November 9, 2022
2023 Grant Amounts Announced at CAC's Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

January 1 – December 31, 2023
2023 Grant Period

Application Review Process

CAC utilizes a panel process to award grant dollars. Learn more about the review process, or view the details about our most recent Project Support Panel Review Meetings.

Contact Us

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