Contact the NJ Cultural Trust
NJ Cultural Trust
P.O. Box 305
Trenton, NJ 08625

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

Grant Opportunities

Guidelines and application information for fiscal year 2019 New Jersey Cultural Trust Capital Facilities Grants for Arts Organizations are now available through the link provided below. Operated in partnership with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, this round of grants will be focused on projects that will improve an arts organization's physical accessibility, or patron services in support of its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Plan. To be eligible, an organization must first be designated as "qualified" by the New Jersey Cultural Trust. Prospective applicants should also note that a complete Notice of Intent to Apply must include a three-year ADA Plan. If not a current NJSCA GOS/GPS grantee, applicants may access the ADA Plan Outline Form through the link provided below, or through SAGE, the System for Administering Grants Electronically.

Notice of Intent to Apply (required) : The Application Deadline has passed.
Please check back for information about future Folk Arts Apprenticeship grants.

Grants are for the period January 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020

Download the Cultural Trust Grants for Art Organizations Guidelines.

Download the NJ State Council on the Arts FY18-FY20 ADA Plan Outline

Notice of Intent Workshop
January 31, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
NJ State Council on the Arts
33 West State Street, 4th Floor Conference Room
Trenton, NJ 08608
This workshop will focus on the Notice of Intent process.

Cultural Trust Grant Application Workshop
March 15, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
NJ State Council on the Arts
33 West State Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room
Trenton, NJ 08608
This workshop will focus on the application and reporting process.

Please register by contacting Dina Erickson, (609) 292-4485.
Both workshops are FREE and held at an accessible site. If you require accessibility services, please indicate your needs upon registration.

With questions or for additional information about the program, please contact
Tammy Herman, (609) 292-4435 or Mary Eileen Fouratt, (609) 984-6815.

New Jersey Cultural Trust Capital Preservation Grant Program

The NJ Cultural Trust and NJ Historic Trust are offering capital preservation grants in 2017 (FY18) up to $25,000.

Cultural Trust grants do not require matching funds, but if the project cost is greater than $25,000, the applicant must show sufficient funds or the ability to raise remaining funds to complete the project.

Application Deadline: The application deadline has passed.
This grant will not be awarded again until FY22

Download the Cultural Trust Capital Preservation Grants Guidelines.

Qualified Organizations
Organizations must be designated "qualified" in order to be eligible to participate in the programs of the Trust and apply for grants.
Grants Awarded