Partners & Supporters

Cambridge Creativity Commons is deeply grateful for the individuals and groups who have invested and supported our organization’s mission and core values.


The Arnold Family
Artist Doffie Arnold’s East Cambridge studio was the catalyst for CCC and it’s first home. Her artwork continues to inspire and educate student’s and teachers about creativity. We cannot thank Dave & Doffie Arnold enough for their support.

Ramsey McCluskey Family Foundation
The Ramsey McCluskey Family Foundation is a small private foundation founded by Margaret Ramsey in 1999 and dedicated to the support of projects in education and the arts.

Esther B. Khan Charitable Foundation
Esther B. Kahn, an innovative educator, philanthropist and patron of the arts established this Charitable Foundation in 1998 for the purpose of supporting and funding innovative approaches to education, the arts and medical research.

Mass Cultural Council
Mass Cultural Council supports arts, sciences and humanities in various ways across the state. CCC receives funding each year through STARS residency grants to work with the Cambridge Public Schools.

Community Partners  

Catalyst Conversations
A partner in the annual STEAM Conversation event each April aligned with the Cambridge Science Festival to highlight the integration of arts and sciences  to foster creativity.

Cambridge Art Association

Creativity Lab!
Collaborator on an 8-week after school program at Gately Youth Center to bring arts-based projects led by local teaching artists and scientists to middle school youth.

Partners Advisory Board  

The Cambridge Creativity Commons is made up of a partnership of executives and leaders from the following organization.  Each member of the partnership has a unique and crucial role in developing CCC as an emerging and distinctive program.

Cambridge Arts Council
The Cambridge Arts Council provides on-going support and connections within the community

Cambridge Community Foundation (CCF)
CCF contributed the much needed seed money for the pilot program and beyond as well as leadership in fundraising.

Cambridge Public School District (CPSD)
CPSD assists with connections to teachers, school administrators and curriculum needs.

Lesley University
Lesley is our fiscal agent and provides a key link to the Lesley Creative Commons and core faculty for teacher professional development.