Mission
Ensure a stable and healthy cultural industry in New Jersey that is sustainable under fluctuating economic conditions through the establishment of permanent, interest-generating funds to be an additional source of revenue to nonprofit arts, history and humanities organizations.
Commission Members
Tom Carroll, Chair
Deborah R. Bozarth, Vice Chair
Bette C. Daniele, Secretary
Peter Chen, Treasurer
Dr. Steven Fink

Ex Officio Members

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno
Andrew P. Sidamon-Eristoff
   State Treasurer
Elizabeth Mattson
   Chair, NJ State Council on the Arts
Meme Omogbai
   Chair, NJ Historic Trust
Maxine Lurie
   Chair, NJ Historical Commission
Contact Information
New Jersey Cultural Trust
225 W.State Street
P.O. Box 305
Trenton, NJ 08625

Tel: (609) 984-6767
Fax: (609) 633-8168

Email: Feedback@sos.state.nj.us
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Welcome to the Cultural Trust Website

The New Jersey Cultural Trust was created in July 2000 as a public/private partnership to help ensure a stable and healthy nonprofit cultural industry in New Jersey that is sustainable even in the toughest of economic times.

The Trust provides grants to support capital projects, endowments and institutional and financial stabilization of arts, history and humanities organizations in New Jersey. Funding for the grants comes from interest earned on the Cultural Trust Fund, which is a permanent investment fund.

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Featured Grant Recipient

Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton

In FY 2012, the Grounds for Sculpture received $40,000 in Cultural Trust Institutional and Financial Stabilization support to establish a multifaceted conservation plan to preserve and protect its diverse collection of contemporary sculpture for future educational discovery and public enjoyment.

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