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Hunterdon County Special Projects and Mini-Grant

Grants to New Jersey Nonprofits, Associations, and
Individuals for Heritage, Culture, and Arts Programs

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Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission - New Jersey Historical Commission

Deadline Date:

02/22/21 3:00 PM


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Grants of up to $500 and grants of up to $10,000 to New Jersey nonprofit organizations, associations, societies, and individuals in eligible locations for projects and programs in history, culture, and the arts. Funding is intended to support specific activities, initiatives, and programming. Eligible applicants are located in Hunterdon County.

The goals and objectives of the Special Project grant awards include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and supporting accessible programs and projects that promote interest in local history and the arts to a broad range of Hunterdon County residents
  • Developing audiences and organizational memberships; removing cultural, economic, geographical, intellectual, and physical barriers to participation by all persons in all cultural activities
  • Advancing and encouraging self-sufficiency and professional growth of individuals and organizations involved in history, and all facets of the world of art, music, and dance
  • Building community collaborations and partnerships
  • Broadening, deepening, and diversifying the audience for arts and history in Hunterdon County

Mini-Grant Applicants: Special Project Grant guidelines, terms, and conditions apply, with two exceptions, related to eligibility and final report submission. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 147088

Number of Grants:

Mini Grant: Up to five grants

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Special Project: Funding requests are limited to $10,000. For organizations with budgets $10,000 and lower, funding requests are limited to no more than 20% of your annual budget.
- Mini Grant: $500 will be awarded.

Term of Contract:

Funding Period: April 1 - December 31, 2021. Project extension requests are subject to approval by the Comission.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Hunterdon County not-for-profit arts, cultural, historical/preservation organizations, associations, committees,
commissions, societies, and individuals are invited to apply. Individuals are not eligible to apply for MiniGrants.

Ineligible applicants include departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and committees of county and/or municipal government; municipal governments; county and branch libraries; and schools. Special Projects Grant applicants are ineligible to apply for a Mini-Grant in the same calendar year, or to apply for any other grant program administered by the HCC&HC (Local Arts Program, County History Partnership Program) in the same calendar year, or if they have an incomplete Special Project Grant more than one year old.

Ineligible Use of Grant Funds:
a) Administrative costs or general operating expenses, other than for the proposed program or project
b) Payment/fees for grant writers
c) Hospitality costs
d) General administrative salaries/wages/ fringe benefits of staff or board members
e) Projects that are primarily recreational and do not promote the grant program goals and objectives
f) Scholarship funds/awards
g) Previous program deficits
h) Foreign/out of state travel
i) Work that is underway or has already taken place
j) Construction/capital repairs
k) Projects in educational/religious institutions that exclude non-students or non-congregational members

Pre-Application Information:

- Monday, February 22, 2021: Grant Applications due by 3pm
- March/April 2021: Grant review panel sessions convened
- May/June 2021: County Budget Accepted
- May/June 2021: Grants Announced at Freeholder meeting

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit applications to:

If you need assistance filing a grant application, contact the Commission office at (908) 237-2010.

Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission
71 Main Street, Building #3 (Historic Courthouse)
PO Box 2900
Flemington, NJ 08822-2900

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