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
The next opportunity to apply for funding in 2022 will open in early May 2021.
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 2021 grant recipients. View a comprehensive list of all 2007-2021 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

Early May 2021
Eligibility Check Opens for New Applications
May 12, 2021 from 10-11 am ET - View the Recording
2022 Grant Programs Workshop (Virtual)
June 3, 2021 by 4:30 pm ET
Eligibility Check Deadline
June 30, 2021 from 1-2 pm ET - View the Recording
Application Workshop (Virtual)
July 14 & July 21, 2021
Application Q&A Sessions (Virtual)
August 5, 2021 by 4:30 pm ET
Application Deadline
September 2021
Public Panel Review - Learn More
November 2021
Grants Approved by CAC Board of Trustees
January 1 - December 31, 2022
2022 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 program manager for general questions. For technical assistance, contact India Pierre-Ingram at or 216.306.0110.