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Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Receives 12th Consecutive Clean Financial Audit

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Ohio Auditor of State Finds No Deficiencies in CAC’s Annual Financials

CLEVELAND (August 6, 2019) – Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) has received a clean audit report from the Ohio Auditor of State. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s financial audit report is now available on the Auditor of State’s website. This marks the 12th straight year of clean audits.

For its fiscal year 2018, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture was awarded the highest rating and the Auditor of State Award, which includes no findings for “recovery, material citations, material weaknesses, significant deficiencies, Single Audit findings or questioned costs.”

Each year since 2007 when CAC first began, the public agency has earned a clean audit report.

“Cuyahoga Arts & Culture has a responsibility to steward public dollars in a manner that is trustworthy and transparent. We are proud that the Ohio Auditor of State has recognized our continued commitment.” said Jill Paulsen, interim CEO + executive director of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

As a political subdivision of the State of Ohio, CAC is required to undergo an annual audit, conducted by the Ohio Auditor of State, to verify that public funds are spent appropriately and lawfully.

To learn more about the impact of CAC, view the 2018 Report to the Community.

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) is one of the largest local public funders for arts and culture in the nation, helping hundreds of organizations in Cuyahoga County connect millions of people to cultural experiences each year. Since 2007, CAC has invested $182 million in more than 400 organizations both large and small, making our community a more vibrant place to live, work and play. For more information, visit

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