To build on existing citizen engagement efforts to provide new ways for citizens to learn about local issues; form opinions and offer solutions for making local governance more effective across the region
To support the production of the 4th Annual Akron Hip-Hop Showcase conference
To support "Knight Night in Akron" and Akron Preview Event for the 35th Cleveland International Film Festival (2011) and 36th Cleveland International Film Festival (2012).
To develop a strategic plan that will meet the goal to achieve systemic change in health-care education, research and clinical services through the creation of an Academic Health Center in Akron
To launch a grassroots community outreach campaign to support the production of Pearl Cleage's "Flyin' West," scheduled to run February 7-24, 2013
To connect residents to the services and institutions available in the Greater University Circle neighborhood, the Cleveland Foundation will create a mobile app for the Neighborhood Voice, its local news publication and website.
For FilmSlam, the annual student film festival that is presented to underserved high school students as part of the Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF)
To produce professional, theatrical productions of Shakespeare's infrequently-staged masterpieces, Love's Labours Lost and The History of Richard III
To entice new audiences to the Actors' Summit, through a community engagement program targeting youth and their parents
To advance the success of a collaborative aimed at changing Northeast Ohio's economic agenda by enhancing a key executive's compensation package
To provide lead sponsorship for the 2011 performance and multiple outreach programs for the MOMIX (dance) project
To engage Akron residents who are new audiences in classical music through performances by The Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom Music Center