Arts Cleveland—formerly know as the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC)—is a data-driven organization dedicated to advancing arts and culture in Cuyahoga County.
(research) We monitor and report on the state and impact of arts and culture and make strategic recommendations based on those findings.
(strategy) We help people make informed decisions and allocate resources to accomplish their long-term objectives concerning arts and culture.
(connections) We maintain relationships in and outside of arts and culture, positioning ourselves to identify shared interests and objectives.
(advocacy) We follow the political environment, build relationships with elected and appointed leaders, analyze policy and promote favorable legislation toward arts and culture.
Arts and culture is core to our region’s identity and a significant contributor to our lives and communities. Together with our partners, we ensure that it continues to be so for generations to come.
Our current research and planning point to four issue areas that require our attention:
We are a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization. For 21 years we have relied primarily on the generous support of individual, corporate, government and foundation donors to carry out our mission. We also generate earned income through programming and consulting activities.