Projects funded under the HEART Grant Program must directly benefit Union County residents and increase appreciation for Union County history, the arts and humanities, demonstrating that cultural assets are a vital part of community life, education and wellbeing, economic development, and cultural heritage tourism.
The Union County Board of County Commissioners will give paramount consideration to projects that:
Eligible programs and projects may include, but are not limited to:
Funds may be used for artist or speaker fees, coordinators, technical crew and other professional fees, rentals, postage, printing, web subscriptions (such as video conferencing), supplies, etc. that are related to the project. Applicants should hire only Union County or New Jersey artists unless special permission has been granted beforehand.