2017 Project Support II Panel Results and Comments

Thank you to the 116 organizations who applied for funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s 2017 Project Support II grant program.

During the Panel Review held online in September 2016, a panel of 16 arts and culture experts from across the country evaluated the applications for CAC’s 2017 Project Support II grant program.

For more information about CAC’s Panel Review process, including funding criteria and panelists’s bios, please view the Panel Guide for the 2017 Project Support II grant program. Or, view the scores resulting from the Panel Review Meetings.

To view the panel results and comments for each applicant, click on the links below. The PDF files will open in a new window.

2017 Project Support II Panel Results and Comments
September 2016

AfricaHouse International

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve


Arts for All Northeast Ohio

Arts in Strongsville

Bay Village Community Band

Beachwood Arts Council

Beachwood Historical Society

Bedford Historical Society

Blue Streak Ensemble

Brooklyn Heights Service Clubs

Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc.

Campus District, Incorporated

Carolyn L. Farrell Foundation for Brain Health

Case Western Reserve University

Catholic Charities Corporation

Cedar Fairmount Special Improvement District

Cesear's Forum

Chagrin Valley Rec Center

Choral Arts Society of Cleveland

City of Fairview Park Ohio Municipal Foundation

Clague Playhouse, Inc.

Cleveland Ballet

Cleveland Blues Society Incorporated

Cleveland Chamber Collective

Cleveland Chamber Symphony

Cleveland City Dance Company

Cleveland Composers Guild

Cleveland Grays Armory Museum

Cleveland Inner City Ballet

Cleveland Kids' Book Bank

Cleveland Leadership Center

Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center

Cleveland Rocks: Past, Present and Future

Cleveland Shakespeare Festival

Collective Arts Network

Coventry Village Special Improvement District

Cuyahoga River Community Planning

Cuyahoga Valley Preservation and Scenic Railway Association

Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio

DJAPO Cultural Arts Institute, Inc.

Donauschwaben German-American Cultural Center

Dunham Tavern Museum

Empowering Epilepsy

Encore Chamber Music Institute

Esperanza, Inc.

Euclid Beach Park Now

Euclid Historical Society

Famicos Foundation

Far West Center

FiveOne Music, Inc.

Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell Foundation

Friends of the East Cleveland Public Library

Front Steps Housing and Services


Good Company: a Vocal Ensemble

Greater Cleveland Media Development Corporation

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Green Triangle

Harvard Community Services Center

Heights Chamber Orchestra

Historical Society of Old Brooklyn

International Community Council

Jamocha Arts Center

Judson Services

Kamm's Corners Development Corporation

Kiddie City Child Care Community

Lake Erie Native American Council

Lake View Cemetery Foundation

LakewoodAlive, Inc.

Larchmere PorchFest

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center of Greater Cleveland

Lexington Bell Community Center

Literary Cleveland

Little Italy Redevelopment


Mamai Theatre Company


Mount Pleasant NOW Development Corporation

Musical Upcoming Stars in the Classics

Negative Space Gallery & Studio

Negro League Baseball Legends Hall of Fame

NO EXIT New Music Association

Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center for Economic Development

Ohio City Incorporated

Old Brooklyn Community Development Corporation

Playwrights Local 4181

Reaching Heights

Restore Cleveland Hope, Inc.

Rid-All Foundaton

Schuhplattler und Trachtenverein Bavaria

Shaker Arts Council

Society for Photographic Education

South Euclid Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation

St. Malachi Center

Symphony West

The Benjamin Rose Institute

The Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation

The Cleveland Vegan Society

The Gathering Place

The Harvard Square Center

The Hummingbird Project

The Parma Area Fine Arts Council, Inc.

The Roberto Ocasio Foundation

Thea Bowman Center

Time Canvas

UpStage Players

West Side Catholic Center

Western Reserve Chorale

Western Reserve Fire Museum at Cleveland

Westlake Chinese Culture Association

Westown Community Development Corporation

Woodland Cemetery Foundation of Cleveland, Ohio

Youth Challenge

Zeta Omega Scholarship Fund, Inc.


We welcome your questions and comments about Cuyahoga Arts & Culture's grant programs.

For more information about the Project Support program, please contact Dan McLaughlin, program manager, at dmclaughlin@cacgrants.org or (216) 515-8303 x101.