Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs - Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs
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Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Essex County, New Jersey nonprofit organizations and government agencies to support local cultural and historical programming. Funding may be requested for specific arts and history programs and projects. Qualifying organizations may also request general operating support.
-Essex County Local Arts Grants
-Essex County Local History Grants
Types of Grants:
General Operating Support (GOS) Grants are available to support the overall operations of nonprofit organizations whose missions are exclusively devoted to arts or history.
Special Project Support (SPS) Grants are available to support the cost of a special project of the applicant. The special project must be wholly dedicated to the arts or history and be a project or program open to the general public.
Ensuring historic programming supported by Essex County is available to the widest possible audience is a high priority for the Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs. This includes access for people with disabilities. Accessibility includes the physical performance/exhibition space (whether owned, rented or free), programming, audience and audience development, marketing, sensitivity training for staff, and printed materials.
GrantWatch ID#: 173543
Awards generally range from $500 - $5,000.
Requests for General Operating Support: Requests for funding may not exceed 20% of the applicant’s annual operating budget.
The funding period is January 1 – December 31.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: New Jersey: Essex County