Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission (MCC and HC) and New Jersey State Council on the Arts (NJSCA)
09/25/20 4:30 PM - for email; 11:59 PM - postmark for mail
Grants up to $6,000 and grant of up to $7,000 to New Jersey nonprofit organizations, local agencies, libraries, and IHEs in eligible locations to promote the growth of community arts programs. Funding is intended to support the expansion of arts programs and to ensure that the public has access to high-quality, diverse community arts organizations and projects. Applicants must serve Mercer County.
Eligible organizations may apply for:
Examples of a special project include a concert, an exhibition, a reading, a mixed media presentation, a “one-off” run of a theatrical production, a festival, or workshops, lectures and demonstrations in one of the arts disciplines. All events funded through Special Project grants must take place within Mercer County and be open to the general public.
Arts programs and projects should fall under any of the following disciplines:
For a list of funding priorities, see: http://www.mercercounty.org/home/showdocument?id=19101#page=4
GrantWatch ID#: 124619
For General Operating Support the maximum amount of grant funds an organization may request is 25% of the average of last year and the current year total operating income, not to exceed $7,000.
For Special Project support, the maximum allowable request would be 50% or less of the total estimated expense budget for that specific project. Project costs would be separate from the estimated expense budget for the applicant organization. The total amount requested for a Special Projects grant may not exceed $6,000.
The Grant Period for all FY21 grants under this program runs January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Grant applications may be emailed to LTramo@mercercounty.org
Or mailed to:
Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission
PO Box 8068
Trenton, NJ 08650-0068
For overnight delivery service:
Mercer County Cultural and Heritage
640 Broad Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 417 or 419
Trenton, NJ 08611
For more information or questions, call (609) 989-6418 or (609) 278-2712.
For more information or questions:
Tricia Fagan, Senior Program Analyst
Lisa Tramo, Administrative Secretary/OFS SVS MGR
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