Through our grantmaking, we value partnership with our grantees and philanthropic colleagues. As we learn and grow in these grantmaking areas, this framework will help facilitate collaborative conversations with partners in the work.
Diversity and Inclusion-Focused Partnership Prioritization
We will prioritize applicants that can demonstrate a thoughtful, inclusive and equitable approach to their work and involvement within the communities they serve. We welcome funding requests for organizations engaged in any of this work.
Access and Advocacy Support
Focus Area Framework
Involvement and enrichment through the arts inspires, engages and builds positive community—it should be more accessible and supported in under-resourced Northeast Ohio communities.
Grant Opportunity Ideas
Efforts to increase access to arts experiences
Policy and advocacy to address inequities within the arts ecosystem
Innovative community programming that promotes healing, fosters well-being, elevates voices, and brings awareness and expression to issues and challenges faced by communities of color