Capitalization in a Time of Crisis

For nearly 12 years the Cleveland Foundation has made a concerted effort to strengthen a group of cultural organizations that are important to the diverse quality of our cultural sector. But many have business models that carry a lot of risk and...

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Arts Prizes and Arts Departures

No matter how much we would like the value of the arts to be readily acknowledged and supported by the public, the reality is that art is not universally embraced as an intrinsic human value.  Art needs champions.  We need these champions at every level...

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Checking Greater Cleveland’s Pulse

During this economic downturn, foundation staff members have had many discussions surrounding appropriate responses to the rapidly changing needs of the community. We began researching the creative solutions that other community foundations  were...

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