Advocacy Groups

Please note: All listings refer to organizations within Northeast Ohio.

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Arts In Stark
Arts In Stark is a non-profit organization, aimed at expanding the economic, entertainment and educational influence of the arts in Stark County. Assisting organizations and individuals who bring music, theatre, dance or visual arts to Stark County is a key goal of Arts in Stark and its funding vehicle the Fund for Arts in Stark.

Mailing Address: 1001 Market Avenue North, Canton, Ohio 44702 * Inquiries: (p) (330) 452-4096 (General Information) or (e) * Website: * Discount: Not applicable

Community Partnership for Arts and Culture
CPAC is a non-profit arts and cultural service organization that is dedicated to preserving and advancing the arts and culture sector in Northeast Ohio. CPAC works to promote our cultural assets' extraordinary contributions to the economy, education and quality of life. CPAC help arts and culture prosper by fostering best practices in business development, sound cultural policy and in-depth research. Simultaneously, CPAC extends its efforts to find dedicated, local public sector support of arts and culture.

Mailing Address: Tower Press Building, 1900 Superior Avenue, Suite 130, Cleveland, Ohio 44114 * Inquiries: (p) (216) 575-0331 (General Information) or (e) * Website: * Discount: Not applicable

Convention & Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland (CVB)
The CVB stimulates economic vitality in Cleveland through an exceptional visitor experience. The CVB recently launched an arts and cultural tourism initiative to create and support a vibrant image for the City of Cleveland, while supporting the individual arts and cultural organizations with new real dollars from tourism, and the City of Cleveland with increased economic impact through taxes raised through increased visitation.

Mailing Address: 3100 Terminal Tower, 50 Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 * Inquiries: (p) (216) 621-4110 or (e) * Website: * Discount: Not applicable

COSE Arts Network (Council of Smaller Enterprises)
COSE has made its health care and professional development resources more accessible to the arts entrepreneurs of Northeast Ohio. The COSE Arts Network, in partnership with the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC), creates an opportunity for the arts and business worlds to intersect through educational and networking events, access to resources and unique promotional opportunities.

Mailing Address: Tower City Center, 50 Public Square, Suite 200, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 * Inquiries: (p) (216) 592-2472 or (e) * Website: * Discount: None offered at this time

The Got Pay Organization
The Got Pay Organization is a comprehensive online resource of training, rates, standards and practices for union and non-union performing artists, nationwide. The aim of the organization is to ensure that "If Money Is Made, The Talent Gets Paid!"

Mailing Address: 2300 McKinley Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio 44107 * Inquiries: (p) (216) 521-3831 (General Information) or (e) * Website: * Discount: Not applicable

The Human Fund
The Human Fund is an organization that effectively supports arts education programs for underserved children of the city of Cleveland, providing ongoing involvement and a commitment to funding several arts and programs annually. The Fund is a non-traditional foundation taking a fresh approach to fundraising. They take arts education seriously and as a friend of the arts, The Human Fund is committed to long-term relationships and financial support for children's arts programming.

Mailing Address: 40 E. Washington Street, Suite 1, Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 * Inquiries: (p) (440) 893-7529 ext. 228 (General Information) or (e) * Website: * Discounts: Not applicable

Northeast Ohio Performing Arts List (NEohioPAL)
Postings on this e-mail list service include performing arts news and announcements from theatres, artistic directors, film companies, dance companies, rock groups, producers, directors, playwrights, agencies, music directors, choreographers, production managers, actors, musicians, dancers, designers, educators and technicians. Topics include but are not limited to: auditions, job opportunities, production openings, the Cleveland Theatre Collective, PACT News, classes, workshops, reviews and editorials, AEA news, SAG/AFTRA news and cut-rate or free tickets.

Mailing Address: Not available * Inquiries: (p) Not available (e) * Website: * Discount: None offered because this service is free