Scholarships for Classes and Camps

Talespinner is now a provider with the Ohio Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) Educational Savings Account program!

What does that mean?

It means that children who live in one of the districts listed below, or who live in a household with an income at or below 400% of the federal poverty level qualify for an ACE savings account, $1000 per child to spend on CLASSES and CAMPS at qualified providers like Talespinner!

Register for your ACE savings account and $1000 per child today at


We are also registered with NEON and the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities as part of their family support program, and offer additional scholarships within the Talespinner organization. Reach out to to learn more!

Eligible Districts:
Bedford City Schools
Cleveland Heights University Heights Schools
Cleveland Municipal School Distrcit (CMSD)
East Cleveland City School District
Euclid City Schools
Garfield Heights Schools
Maple Heights City Schools
Parma City Schools
Richmond Heights Local Schools
Warrensville Heights City Schools

What if I'm not eligible for ACE funding?

Scholarships are available for all Talespinner Children’s Theatre classes. Families who are ineligible for ACE funding, but who still require financial assistance can contact You will be asked to provide the following:

1. A statement from you and/or the potential student expressing interest in the class.
2. Proof of need. This can include: pay stub and household size to demonstrate financial need; JFS statement; disability documentation; illness documentation. Please email this documentation with the statement to
3. An indicator of the size of scholarship you are applying: 50%, 75%, or 100%. 
4. Which class(es) you’re interested in
5. A statement that you are ineligible for ACE.