The Ignite! Emerging Leader Grant was inaugurated in 2020 to help an emerging arts professional undertake projects of their own direction, under the Ingenuity umbrella, with Ingenuity oversight. Emerging Leaders are able to hone their skills on key projects relevant to Ingenuity’s overall mission, expanding Ingenuity’s reach while building resumes and learning the ropes of arts management. 

Artist and photographer Arron Bound, also known as No Numbers, is working on a number of projects in partnership with Ingenuity Cleveland.  From community-building initiatives focused on racial equity and inclusion, to artistic installations, Arron has been instrumental in project managing efforts in Cleveland’s creative community.