The Union County Board of County Commissioners reports that applications for the 2023 Union County History Re-Grant Program for Special Projects and General Operating Support are now available online. All eligible nonprofit organizations in Union County are invited to apply.
Applicant organizations must be based in Union County, and the programming covered by the grant must take place in Union County during 2023.
“The Re-Grant Program has been a valuable source of funding that enables nonprofits in our community to continue offering educational activities and enriching experiences to our community. I encourage every eligible non-profit to apply,” said Union County Commissioner Chair Rebecca L. Williams.
Applications must be submitted online to the Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, a division of the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation. To begin the application process and to create an account, request the link to the application portal by emailing John Prescott, History Programs Coordinator, at [email protected]
The application deadline is Monday, Sept. 19 at 11:45 p.m.
Eligibility requirements, application components, and other pertinent details are outlined in the complete General Operating Support (GOS) and Special Projects (SP) guidelines.
The Re-Grant Program includes two types of grants:
- General Operating Support (GOS) grants provide assistance for the basic costs of operation such as programming, preservation of collections, salaries, marketing, and more. Funding is available to Union County based historical societies, house museums or historic sites only. The maximum GOS grant request is $7,500.
- Special Project (SP) grants support history organizations, museums, schools, libraries and similar organizations with collections or programming relating to Union County and New Jersey state history. The maximum grant request is $5,000.
For additional information on the Re-Grant program and other grant programs administered by the Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, visit ucnj.org/parks-recreation/cultural-heritage-affairs/funding-opportunities.
Funding for the History Re-Grant program is provided by the New Jersey Historical Commission. For clarification, assistance, or questions about applying, please contact John Prescott, History Programs Coordinator, at 908-436-2912 or by email at [email protected]