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Cuyahoga Arts and Culture Will Give $11.6 Million in Grants Across 249 Organizations as Impact of Pandemic Continues

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As Northeast Ohio arts organizations endure the recent Covid spike, which has led to canceled performaces and exhibitions, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture is hoping that the $11.6 million in grants it’ll distribute in 2022 to 249 nonprofits will bring a measure of relief as the pandemic continues to take its toll.

“Our grantees look to us for reliable support, and we are happy we can provide that this year, despite declining revenues, because the past 18 months have been so difficult,” said Jake Sinatra, Manager – special projects & communications for CAC. “For some organizations, CAC funding may mean they won’t have to cut staff or cancel a program. This past year has been just as challenging as

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Wilson Foundation donates $100 million to metro Detroit arts groups

A windfall of cash is making Detroit’s arts and culture scene a lot richer.

The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation has announced a multiyear, $100 million commitment to 11 arts organizations in Detroit and the surrounding suburbs, creating a large endowment that will generate operating money for decades to come.

The list includes cultural name brands like the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit Institute of Arts as well as small museums like the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn and the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills.

Ralph Wilson, longtime owner of the Buffalo Bills and metro Detroit resident, died in 2014.

There’s also cash set aside for a one-time capital grant of $5 million to the Motown Museum for the ongoing expansion of its campus.  For the museum, the gift is another notable step in its ongoing $55 million expansion campaign. Its fundraising total now stands at $37 million, and work is underway on the second of three construction phases at the Hitsville,

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Cleveland Orchestra, Arts and Culture Organizations Get More SBA Support as Ohio Funding Tops $313 Million

Ohio arts and cultural businesses have received more than $313 million through the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program

More than $100 million of those federal dollars have been granted to Northeast Ohio venues and operators, shuttered in part or completely during the pandemic.  

The Small Business Administration is now providing supplemental dollars beyond the initial grants issued earlier this year. The Cleveland Metroparks will receive an additional $3 million beyond its initial grant of $6 million. The Musical Arts Association, which operates the Cleveland Orchestra, will receive an additional $2 million, bringing its total to $8 million. The orchestra returns to Severance for live audiences Thursday to open its season.

Other local recipients getting supplemental dollars include the Music Box Supper Club ($1,232,242), Beachland Ballroom ($476,394) and Karamu House ($196,136).

“To see $100 million coming both for non-profits and for-profit, small businesses like the Happy Dog

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