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 June 1, 2023 for 2024 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 2023 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

May 11, 2023, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
2024 Grant Opportunities Workshop

June 1, 2023, 4:30 pm
Eligibility Check Due for 2024 Project Support Grants

July 11, 2023, 1:00 - 2:00 pm 
Getting Started with the Cultural Data Profile Workshop - Learn More

July 2023 (Date TBD)
2024 Project Support Application Workshop

August 3, 2023, 4:30 pm
Application Due for 2024 Project Support Grants

September 20, 2023
Public Panel Review – Learn More

November 15, 2023
2024 Grants Announced at CAC's Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

January 1 – December 31, 2024
2024 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 us at or 216-515-8303.