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Grantees Featured in People’s Art Show

The 21st People’s Art Show ran at the Galleries at Cleveland State University, near the corner of Euclid Avenue and East 13th Street, from October 30 to December 4. Anyone can enter the annual exhibit by bringing one or two works of any size and of any medium to the Galleries during specified drop-off times. […]

What Is the Grant Making Committee?

To ensure that we fund neighborhood priorities, a Grant Making Committee of Cleveland and East Cleveland residents reviews all grant applications and makes final decisions about which proposals are funded and at what level. Current committee members select new members from all areas of Cleveland and East Cleveland. Committee members serve three-year terms. The role of the […]

66 Neighborhood Projects Funded

Neighborhood Connections, with additional funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, announces $150,000 in grants to 66 neighborhood projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, Cuyahoga County’s local public funder for arts and culture, will co-fund 25 of the resident-led arts and culture projects through a partnership with Neighborhood Connections. Some of projects […]

Neighbor Up for Health

Neighbor Up members passionate about the health of their neighborhoods came together around the question, “What’s working when it comes to health in the communities of Greater University Circle?” They started having conversations last year with neighbors, doctors at the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals, as well as city leaders. This year they decided to focus on having a […]

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are a few of the most frequently asked about the grant program: Can an individual receive money from the Neighborhood Connections program? Individuals are not eligible. Will grant dollars be distributed evenly among Cleveland neighborhoods and East Cleveland? When possible, we attempt to provide an equitable share of funding to each neighborhood. However, all […]

Spring 2014 Grantees

Neighborhood Connections, in partnership with Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, funded 100 resident-led projects totaling $341,000 in Spring 2014.  Cuyahoga Arts & Culture is Cuyahoga County’s local public funder for arts and culture. Click here for a list of the groups that received funding.

Fall 2013 Grantees

Neighborhood Connections, in partnership with Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, funded 90 groups totaling $270,000 in November 2013.  Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, Cuyahoga County’s local public funder for arts and culture, co-funded 35 of the resident-led arts and culture projects through a unique partnership with Neighborhood Connections. For a complete list of funded projects, click here.

Neighbors Help Neighbors Get Jobs at UH

Aristine Thomas felt like she was just a number. When she was furloughed in 2009 after 30 years of working at a pharmacy, she became one of the estimated 20,000 people living in Greater University Circle who were unemployed. It was like “a dark cloud came over Cleveland,” Thomas said when describing that time. “I […]

Grantees in the News

Across Cleveland, folks are using a small investment from Neighborhood Connections to make their mark. Click on the headlines below to read about grantees in the news. Spring 2013 Superman celebrates 75 years! Spring 2012 The Fresh Prince of Glenville  Prince of Peace Outreach East 73rd Street Block Club  Cleveland Youth Empowerment El Sistema! Winter 2012 […]