CAC supported 14 Heights arts organizations in 2013

In its Report to the Community, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) announced that 196 arts organization received grants in 2013, including 14 based in Cleveland Heights or University Heights.

CAC is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio that administers public funds from cigarette taxes and grants them to eligible organizations in Cuyahoga County.

The 14 Heights organizations that have received grants are: Apollo's Fire, Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland (Heights Youth Center), Cedar Fairmount Business District, Choral Arts Society of Cleveland, City of Cleveland Heights for the Cain Park Arts Festival, Coventry Village Special Improvement District, Dobama Theatre, Ensemble Theatre of Cleveland, Heights Arts, Heights Youth Theatre, Lake Erie Ink, Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, Open Doors Academy, and Roots of American Music.

CAC has donated more than $112 million to 237 local arts and cultural organizations in Cuyahoga County since its inception in 2007. Its vision is to build stronger and more resilient arts and culture organizations, create vibrant and energetic neighborhoods infused with culture, and establish Cuyahoga County as a hub of creative activity and a destination for artists.

For more information on CAC and to view the report, visit

Dondreya Allen

Dondreya Allen is a senior at Cleveland Heights High School and a Heights Observer intern.

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