COUNTY – The Union County Board of County Commissioners has announced that applications for the 2024 Union County HEART Grant program are now available for Union County non-profit organizations, individual artists and scholars. Projects related to local history, the arts and humanities are eligible for consideration for funding in the HEART Grant funding program.
The HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) program serves as a catalyst for Union County’s non-profit organizations, artists and scholars, enhancing their ability to connect residents with programs and activities.
Along with civic groups and cultural organizations, past HEART Grant recipients have included individual poets, writers, historians, painters, photographers, musicians, dancers and more. Organizations can request a grant of up to $3,000, with a 25 percent cash match required for any amount over $1,000. Individuals can request up to $1,000, with no cash match required.
The online application deadline for first-time applicants is Wednesday, October 11. The full application must be completed by Wednesday, October 18. Hard copies are no longer being accepted.
To receive the 2024 HEART Grant guidelines, visit //ucnj.org/ cultural or email HEARTGrant@ucnj.org. For more information of all Cultural and Heritage Affairs programs call (908) 558-2565 (NJ Relay users dial 711).