The Cleveland Comedy Festival is a unique performing arts organization and we take that to heart.  Not only do we want to foster great, local comedic talent in the community, but we want to give back to it as well.  We have partnered with many local organizations in doing comedy show fundraisers with proceeds benefitting:


We also began working with Science Riot to teach standup basics to professionals in scientific fields to improve presentation skills with shows happening at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Please contact us to find out more about this unique approach to showing a passion for the performing arts. or seeing how the Festival can do good for your organization.

We Proudly Suppot

The Bop Stop

BOP STOP at The Music Settlement is Cleveland's premier listening room: an intimate, acoustically pristine performance venue with sweeping views of Lake Erie. 

They have been a great partner and host to our many fundraisers & monthly Nightcap and Women & Wine shows.

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture

one of the largest local public funders for arts and culture in the nation, helping hundreds of organizations in Cuyahoga County connect millions of people to cultural experiences each year.


We have been privileged to have received a grant from this funder for the Class Clown Workshop.

Neighborhood Connections

Fueling the power of everyday people to make change in Cleveland. We use the Community Network Building method to connect, inspire and support action.  Neighborhood Connections is a community building program that also provides some support to Neighbor Up, a diverse network of residents.

We have been privileged to have been selected for a grant from this funder for the Class Clown Workshop.

Ohio Arts Council

Established in 1965, its mission is to foster and encourage the development of the arts and assist the preservation of Ohio's cultural heritage.  The Ohio Arts Council is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically.

We have been privileged to have been selected for a grant from this funder for the Class Clown Workshop.

Greater Cleveland
Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across all 50 states and in more than 70 countries around the world. Habitat’s vision is of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat works toward this vision by building and improving homes in partnership with individuals and families in need of a decent and affordable place to live.

Cleveland International Film Festival

The Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community.

We have had the privilege to partner with CIFF and sponsor multiple comedies.

W.A.G.S. 4 Kids

This organization provides in-home transition training and ongoing placement training of service dogs and support in the northeast and central Ohio area.