Book lovers, boxing fans and history buffs gathered at the Parma-Snow Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library on April 3 to hear Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards-winning poet Adrian Matejka read from his new book “Last on His Feet,” a graphic novel about...Read More
As the nation’s only juried prize given to books that confront racism, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards (AWBA) are closely linked to Martin Luther King Jr.’s efforts to advance racial justice and civil rights. For more than 87 years, the distinguished books...Read More
Book lovers gathered in person for the first time since 2019 to celebrate Cleveland Book Week this fall, with a variety of events taking place Sept. 9-16 featuring past and present Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards winners.
In case you missed them, or would just...Read More
The Equity in the Arts Fund (EITAF), formally known as the Minority Arts and Education Fund (MAEF), is a supporting organization of the Cleveland Foundation that seeks to strengthen and build the capacity of organizations that promote the arts and cultures of...Read More
By Cameron Aloway, Cleveland Foundation Marketing & Communications Intern
August is Black Philanthropy Month. As we celebrate the power of giving in the Black community, we’re showcasing the work and talent of organizations that received grants from the...Read More
Launched in the summer of 2021, Assembly for the Arts is a nonprofit organization working to strengthen and support Greater Cleveland’s arts and culture sector with a focus on advocacy, cultural policy, racial equity initiatives, research, marketing that...Read More
The Minority Arts and Education Fund, soon the be known as the Equity in the Arts Fund (EITAF), seeks to strengthen and build the capacity of organizations that promote the arts and cultures of communities of color and to provide meaningful creative...Read More
On April 5, The George Gund Foundation announced the inaugural gift of $1 million to the Cleveland Metropolitan School District Arts Education Fund, in honor of Ann Gund as she retired from The Gund Foundation’s board.
The Cleveland Metropolitan School...Read More
In Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood, young leaders have a seat at the table where key decisions are being made, and their influence is making a difference. Convened by Daniel Gray-Kontar and Lexy Lattimore, the Hough Youth Advisory Board – part of Twelve...Read More
By Bri Oldham, Cleveland Foundation Equity Communications and Engagement Fellow
What does it mean to build Common Ground? One Cleveland multi-media artist answers this question by highlighting the issue of plastic pollution and putting words into action...Read More