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? View our Online Application & Reporting System guide for more information.

  Online Application & Reporting System

Quick Facts

Next Funding Opportunity
Apply by May 30, 2019 for Project Support 2020 funding.
Grant Range
Up to $25,000 in Project Support I and up to $5,000 in Project Support II for funding in 2020.
What We Fund
501c3 nonprofits’ arts and cultural projects in Cuyahoga County.
Who We Support
See a list of our 2019 Project Support grant recipients. View a comprehensive list of all 2007-2019 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.

Key Dates

May 30, 2019
2020 Eligibility Check Due for All Applicants - Learn More
June 19, July 9, and July 18, 2019
Grant Application Workshops - Learn More
June 21 and 24, 2019
One-on-One Meetings Available with CAC Grant Program Managers - Learn More
July17, 2019
SMU | DataArts Data + Stories Workshop - Learn More
August 1, 2109
2020 Application Due
Week of September 23, 2019
2020 Project Support I Panel Review Meeting - Learn more
November 2019
2020 Grants Announced at Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Board of Trustees Regular Meeting
January 1 - December 31, 2020
2020 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 grant program. Please contact your program manager for general questions about the program or India Pierre-Ingram at or 216.515.8303 x107 for technical assistance.