MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ Does your community need some cash to fund special programs in art or history?  Here's your chance.

Middlesex County’s Office of Arts & History will be holding a series of four grant writing workshops in July to prepare applicants for the County’s 2019 Arts & History Grants. New applicants are required to attend one Grant Writing Workshop prior to the submission of a Declaration of Intent (DOI) for General Operating Support Grants and Program Support I & II Grants.


Nonprofit organizations and municipalities based in Middlesex County are eligible to apply for all grants. For more information on eligibility, please see the Arts & History Grant page on www.middlesexcountynj.gov.

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Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios said: “Every year, Middlesex County is proud to lend its support to artists and historical groups looking to make their mark, and those who are already an important part of our community. These workshops will help bring your ideas to life.”


“These workshops will provide applicants with the essential information about our grant process and applications,” said Freeholder Kenneth Armwood, Chair of the Business Development and Education Committee. “Our County is filled with talented groups, so register to be part of this event now.”


All workshops for applicants of the General Operating Support Grants and Program Support I & II Grants, except the July 31 workshop will be held at East Jersey Old Town Village, located at 1050 River Road, Piscataway.


  • Wednesday July 24 at 2 pm


  • Wednesday, July 24 at 6 pm


  • Saturday, July 27 at 1 pm


  • Wednesday, July 31 at 2 pm. This workshop will be held at The Lodge at Thompson Park, located at 1701 Perrineville Road, Monroe.


Applicants for Historic Preservation & Capital Grants are asked to make an appointment for the week of July 29 through August 2 by calling 732.745.3030 ext. 301 or emailing artsandhistory@co.middlesex.nj.us.


All Declarations of Intent are due no later than August 19, 2019. Registration is required for this event. To register, please call 732-745-4489 or email artsandhistory@co.middlesex.nj.us.


Text CULTURE to 56512 for information on arts, historical, and cultural programs.