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Opportunities for the Field

November 17, 2022


We compile opportunities for artists and arts organizations that are available in 

New Jersey, or benefit those working in the arts in New Jersey. You'll find professional development workshops, grant announcements, calls for artists, Covid recovery resources and more.


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Featured Opportunities

Survey: Health Check on New Jersey Arts Organizations

New Jersey's arts sector is still in the midst of recovering from the Covid pandemic. Our partners at ArtPride NJ have created a brief survey to help state, local, and regional partners better understand the current financial health of our state's arts and cultural organizations today. The more information the field can provide, the better, as funders and partners continue exploring opportunities and improving services to help support resiliency and innovation in the arts throughout the state.


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Survey: Trenton Artwalk

The Trenton Artwalk is a project dedicated to improving and beautifying the pedestrian/cycling route between the Trenton Transit Center and downtown. Take this brief survey to help create a plan that best serves the local community.


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New Jersey Poetry Out Loud Registration Now Open

Poetry Out Loud, a free national program sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, encourages high school students across the country to learn about great works of classic and contemporary poetry through memorization and recitation. Not only do they share their interpretation and delivery of poetry; they also vie for awards and scholarships totaling $50,000.


Learn More

New Jersey Jewish Film Festival

Call for Film Submissions (Discount for New Jersey filmmakers!) 

Regular Deadline: November 18, 2022 

Late Deadline: December 16, 2022 


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South Jersey Artist Conversations

South Jersey Cultural Alliance’s monthly meetings are for artists to connect and discuss resources, opportunities, and best practices.

Next Date: November 22, 2022


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Artists Sunday

Every Sunday after Thanksgiving is Artists Sunday - a nationwide art-shopping event for the holiday season. Participation is free for artists, non-profits, and commercial businesses.

Date: November 27, 2022


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Applications now open for the NJ Arts Professional Learning Institute!

The Arts Professional Learning Institute's mission is to provide professional learning opportunities to New Jersey’s teaching artists and school educators.

Deadline: November 28, 2022


Learn More

Artists for Art's Sake: Free Professional Development Workshop for Arts Educators

Hunterdon County, and surrounding area, art teachers are invited to participate in an enhanced professional development workshop designed to combine the National Core Arts Standards (NCAS) and Social Emotional Learning (SEL) framework with mindfulness-based teaching.

Deadline: November 28, 2022


Learn More

dPlan|ArtsReady

This newly launched dPlan|ArtsReady tool guides you through the steps of creating elements of your performing arts organization’s emergency plan. Organizations can request a free year of access.



Webinar on November 29: Getting Started with the dPlan|ArtsReady Tool


Learn More

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Request for Contract Proposals

The Office of Accessibility and VSA seeks arts, education, and cultural organizations to provide accessible, arts-based education experiences to students with disabilities, transition opportunities to youth with disabilities, or professional development to educators of students with disabilities.

Deadline: November 30, 2022


Learn More

Access Thursdays 2022-2023

Access Thursdays are an opportunity for colleagues to get together for peer-to-peer learning around specific issues related to cultural access. Individuals with knowledge and experience in a specific area will be invited to join in the discussion, and representatives from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and New Jersey Theatre Alliance’s Cultural Access Network Project committee will also participate in the discussions.


December 1: Marketing and Overview of Cultural Access Calendar

January 5: Customer Service: Creating a Welcoming Environment

February 2: Invisible/Non-apparent Disabilities

March 2: Creating a Sensory Experience for Those Who are Blind/Low Vision

April 6: Accessibility in Outdoor Environments

May 4: Prioritizing Accessibility in Small Arts Organizations


Learn More

Jazz Road Tour Grants

Call for Jazz Artists

Jazz Road Tours supports small, three- to six-site tours at an array of venue types, often in rural communities and other areas traditionally underserved by the genre.

Deadlines: December 1, 2022, and March 1 and June 1, 2023



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Exhibition: Aging and the Lived Experiences of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (t/gnc)

Call for Artists and Filmmakers Aged 50+ who Identify as Transgender, Gender Nonconforming, Gender Expansive, Gender Non-binary, or Additional Gender Identity Beyond the Binary

Deadline: December 2, 2022


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2023 New Jersey Arts Annual: Mother Nature Vs Human Nature

The New Jersey Arts Annual is a unique series of exhibitions highlighting the State’s visual and performing artists. In partnership with major museums around the state, one exhibition takes place each year, alternating between host institutions. These exhibitions are open to any artist currently living or working in New Jersey.

Deadline: December 4, 2022


The Arts Annual series is sponsored by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment of the Arts.


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Untapped Opportunity: Older Americans and the Arts

The first web session in the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies 2023 Learning Series will feature new research from Culture Track that explores the cultural participation priorities and desires of older adults.

Date: December 6, 2022


Learn More

Hoboken City Public Arts Master Plan

Request for Proposals

Deadline: December 15, 2022


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The Miranda Family ‘Voces Latinx’ National Playwriting Competition

Call for Plays that Resonate with and Accurately Depict the Latinx/Hispanic Experience

Deadline: December 15, 2022


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Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants

One-time grants for artists practicing in the visual arts, choreography, and film/video/electronic/digital arts who have a dire financial emergency due

to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deadline: January 13, 2023


Learn More

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NEA Big Read

Arts Midwest is now accepting applications for the 2023-24 National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Program – a community engagement opportunity with grants of up to $20,000 for reading programs.

Intent to Apply Deadline: January 18, 2023

Application Deadline: January 25, 2023


Learn More

Creative Forces Community Engagement Grants

Support for Community-based Arts Programming for Military-Connected Individuals Nationwide 

Deadline: January 19, 2023


Learn More

American Music Abroad

In cooperation with the U.S. Department of State, American Voices arranges a series of in-person and virtual exchange programs that include concerts, live-streamed concerts, collaborative performances with local traditional musicians, lecture demonstrations, workshops, and jam sessions. The programs focus on younger and underserved audiences, with little or no access to American music, in over 140 countries around the world.

All American musical genres are welcome to apply.

Deadline: January 24, 2023


Learn More

Families First Discovery Pass Program

With a new season kicking off at venues across the state, it's a great time to grow your audience. Joining the Families First Discovery Pass program helps ensure that New Jersey's arts and history experiences are accessible to everyone.


Registration is rolling, but materials and websites are updated according to a series of deadlines. For participation, sign up by January 31 or May 1, 2023.


Learn More

Apply to the Museum Assessment Program

Discover how getting your museum assessed can improve operations and create new roadmaps for the future, with five organizational assessment types available to choose from.

Deadline: February 1, 2023


Learn More

Call for New Jersey Composers and Performers to Apply for Commissions and Project Support

Composers may be in any stage of their careers, and composers with non-standard career paths are particularly encouraged to apply.

Next Deadline: March 1, 2023


Learn More

Applications now open for the Artists in Education (AIE) Residency Grant Program!

An AIE grant places professional teaching artists in your classroom for a long-term residency - customized for any grade level or arts discipline - and provides professional development for your administration and staff, a culminating event to engage the school and its community, and a reflection day for students to reflect on their achievements.

Deadline: March 3, 2023


Virtual Assistance Workshops and Office Hours schedule here.


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Apply to be a 2023 Music Teacher of Excellence!

The Music Teachers of Excellence award supports educators who demonstrate exemplary teaching and student learning, and are committed to making a positive impact on their school and community while raising awareness for the broader cause of music education.

Deadline: March 3, 2023


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Main Street Lenders Grant

The Main Street Lenders Grant program provides grants to eligible micro business lenders, which the lenders can use to create new micro business loan products, or supplement existing micro business loan products. Lenders can also qualify for additional grant funding to provide technical assistance to micro businesses, to better prepare these businesses to qualify for loan products. The maximum amount that any eligible entity may apply for is $1.5 million ($1 million lending grant and $500,000 technical assistance grant).


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Opportunities for Artists

New Jersey Jewish Film Festival

Call for Film Submissions (Discount for New Jersey filmmakers!) 

Regular Deadline: November 18, 2022 

Late Deadline: December 16, 2022 


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Monmouth Museum 43rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition

Call for Artists

Deadline: November 21, 2022


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Legal Matters in Art Workshop Series

November 21: Forming a Non-Profit Workshop

November 22: Contract Basics

December 1: Panel Discussion on NFTs

December 21: Forming a Non-Profit Workshop


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South Jersey Artist Conversations

South Jersey Cultural Alliance’s monthly meetings are for artists to connect and discuss resources, opportunities, and best practices.

Next Date: November 22, 2022


Learn More

Artists Sunday

Every Sunday after Thanksgiving is Artists Sunday - a nationwide art-shopping event for the holiday season. Participation is free for artists, non-profits, and commercial businesses.

Date: November 27, 2022


Learn More

Applications now open for the NJ Arts Professional Learning Institute!

The Arts Professional Learning Institute's mission is to provide professional learning opportunities to New Jersey’s teaching artists and school educators.

Deadline: November 28, 2022


Learn More

Artists for Art's Sake: Free Professional Development Workshop for Arts Educators

Hunterdon County, and surrounding area, art teachers are invited to participate in an enhanced professional development workshop designed to combine the National Core Arts Standards (NCAS) and Social Emotional Learning (SEL) framework with mindfulness-based teaching.

Deadline: November 28, 2022


Learn More

Monira Performance Residency

This residency awards space and time to Performing Artists or Dance Companies in the New Jersey or tristate area. Performers are invited for two week periods to utilize the dance studio in service of their projects. 

Deadline: November 28, 2022


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USArtists International

Call for Individual Performers and Ensembles of All Performing Arts Practices and Disciplines

USArtists International supports in-person and virtual performances by American artists at engagements at international festivals and global presenting arts marketplaces outside of the United States.

Next Deadline: November 30, 2022 (For projects taking place between

March 15, 2023 and March 14, 2024.)


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Center for Craft Teaching Artist Cohort

21 mid-career craft artists will receive an unrestricted grant of $10,000 and participate in an 8-month cohort experience.

Deadline: November 30, 2022


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Access Thursdays 2022-2023

Access Thursdays are an opportunity for colleagues to get together for peer-to-peer learning around specific issues related to cultural access. Individuals with knowledge and experience in a specific area will be invited to join in the discussion, and representatives from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and New Jersey Theatre Alliance’s Cultural Access Network Project committee will also participate in the discussions.


December 1: Marketing and Overview of Cultural Access Calendar

January 5: Customer Service: Creating a Welcoming Environment

February 2: Invisible/Non-apparent Disabilities

March 2: Creating a Sensory Experience for Those Who are Blind/Low Vision

April 6: Accessibility in Outdoor Environments

May 4: Prioritizing Accessibility in Small Arts Organizations


Learn More

New Jersey International Film Festival Summer 2023

Call for Entries 

Super Super Early Bird Deadline: December 1, 2022 

Super Super Late Deadline: April 1, 2023


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Jazz Road Tour Grants

Call for Jazz Artists

Jazz Road Tours supports small, three- to six-site tours at an array of venue types, often in rural communities and other areas traditionally underserved by the genre.

Deadlines: December 1, 2022, and March 1 and June 1, 2023


Learn More

Mattatuck Museum’s MIXMASTER Competition

Call for Art

Deadline: December 1, 2022


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Exhibition: Aging and the Lived Experiences of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (t/gnc)

Call for Artists and Filmmakers Aged 50+ who Identify as Transgender, Gender Nonconforming, Gender Expansive, Gender Non-binary, or Additional Gender Identity Beyond the Binary

Deadline: December 2, 2022


Learn More

Art House JC Fridays: Jersey City’s Free Quarterly Arts Festival

Artists, curators, creative organizers, galleries, institutions, and businesses are invited to get involved.

Next Date: December 2, 2022


Learn More

2023 New Jersey Arts Annual: Mother Nature Vs Human Nature

The New Jersey Arts Annual is a unique series of exhibitions highlighting the State’s visual and performing artists. In partnership with major museums around the state, one exhibition takes place each year, alternating between host institutions. These exhibitions are open to any artist currently living or working in New Jersey.

Deadline: December 4, 2022


The Arts Annual series is sponsored by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment of the Arts.


Learn More

Exhibition: Sequence

Call for Artists and Artist Teams to Submit Film, Video, Video Games, Digital Works, Physical Works, and More

Deadline: December 4, 2022


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Juried Exhibition: Miniature Monumental

National Call for Miniature Art

Online Submission Deadline: December 4, 2022

Museum Delivery Deadline: January 20, 2023


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Walk_Bye

Call for Artists to Submit Work for an Outdoor Exhibition in Jersey City’s Canco Park (Selected images will be printed on vinyl with the artist’s name, title, media, and Instagram handle or website.)

Deadline: December 6, 2023


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Entertainment Community Fund

Budgeting Nuts and Bolts Workshops Designed for Creative Professionals

This workshop is two hours and is held monthly on the first Tuesday of each month (except July), and some Wednesdays.

Open to everyone in entertainment.

Next Workshop: December 6, 2022


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Frontline Arts’ 49th Annual Member Exhibition

Call for Art on the Theme of “Breaking Ground”

Deadline: December 9, 2022


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b.j. spoke gallery EXPO 42 International Juried Competition

Call for Artists

Deadline: December 9, 2022


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Rockland Arts Festival

Call for Artists

Deadline: December 12, 2022


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Hoboken City Public Arts Master Plan

Request for Proposals

Deadline: December 15, 2022


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Exhibition: After Hours

Call for Artists to Submit Work Featuring Nightlife or Life at Night

Deadline: December 17, 2022


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Public Art Opportunity: City of Hoboken

Call for Artists to Submit Proposals for a Permanent Public Artwork

Deadline: December 29, 2022


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Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival

Call for New, Published Books of Adult Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and More

Deadline: December 31, 2022


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Juried Art Exhibition: Nails in the Wall Gallery

Call for Art on the Theme of “Emerging”

Deadline: January 1, 2023


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Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency 2023-24

Open to Artists and Writers

Deadline: January 10, 2023


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Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants

One-time grants for artists practicing in the visual arts, choreography, and film/video/electronic/digital arts who have a dire financial emergency due

to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deadline: January 13, 2023


Learn More

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American Music Abroad

In cooperation with the U.S. Department of State, American Voices arranges a series of in-person and virtual exchange programs that include concerts, live-streamed concerts, collaborative performances with local traditional musicians, lecture demonstrations, workshops, and jam sessions. The programs focus on younger and underserved audiences, with little or no access to American music, in over 140 countries around the world.

All American musical genres are welcome to apply.

Deadline: January 24, 2023


Learn More

Juried Exhibition: Claybash 2023

Call for All Forms of Ceramic Art 

Deadline: February 1, 2023


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Porter Fleming Literary Competition

Call for Entries

Categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, One-act Play

Deadline: February 13, 2023


Learn More

Call for New Jersey Composers and Performers to Apply for Commissions and Project Support

Composers may be in any stage of their careers, and composers with non-standard career paths are particularly encouraged to apply.

Next Deadline: March 1, 2023


Learn More

Applications now open for the Artists in Education (AIE) Residency Grant Program!

An AIE grant places professional teaching artists in your classroom for a long-term residency - customized for any grade level or arts discipline - and provides professional development for your administration and staff, a culminating event to engage the school and its community, and a reflection day for students to reflect on their achievements.

Deadline: March 3, 2023


Virtual Assistance Workshops and Office Hours schedule here.


Learn More

Awesome Foundation Micro-grants

Call for individuals, groups, and organizations to apply for $1,000 micro-grants for an “awesome” project.


Learn More

The Hopper Prize
The Hopper Prize is a grant-making institution and digital archiving platform offering a series of individual artist grants on a bi-annual basis.

Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism

Artists and artist-journalist teams can apply for grants to support topical work. Grants range from $500 - $5,000 per project.


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Parent Artist Advocacy League for Performing Arts and Media (PAAL)
PAAL is a national network and solutions-generator for caregivers in the arts and media, offering childcare grants, emergency grants, and other resources.

The Russell J. Efros Foundation Sprout Fund

Direct Funds for Visual and Performing Artists


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Art Equity
Tools, Resources, and Training for Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Equity, Inclusion, and Justice through the Arts

U.S. General Services Administration Art in Architecture Program

Call for Artists to Join the National Artist Registry for Consideration for an Art in Architecture Commission to Create a Site-specific Artwork at a Federal Building


Learn More

Keep Jersey Arts Alive

Keep Jersey Arts Alive is a digital public value campaign that highlights the importance of the arts in New Jersey, and why the industry's survival is critical to the state's overall recovery. The Keep Jersey Arts Alive website offers videos and state- and county-wide impact data to illustrate how the arts affect every corner of the state. Check it out to learn what you can do to Keep Jersey Arts Alive!

Opportunities for Arts Organizations

Survey: Health Check on New Jersey Arts Organizations

New Jersey's arts sector is still in the midst of recovering from the Covid pandemic. Our partners at ArtPride NJ have created a brief survey to help state, local, and regional partners better understand the current financial health of our state's arts and cultural organizations today. The more information the field can provide, the better, as funders and partners continue exploring opportunities and improving services to help support resiliency and innovation in the arts throughout the state.


Learn More

New Jersey Poetry Out Loud Registration Now Open

Poetry Out Loud, a free national program sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, encourages high school students across the country to learn about great works of classic and contemporary poetry through memorization and recitation. Not only do they share their interpretation and delivery of poetry; they also vie for awards and scholarships totaling $50,000.


Learn More

Artists Sunday

Every Sunday after Thanksgiving is Artists Sunday - a nationwide art-shopping event for the holiday season. Participation is free for artists, non-profits, and commercial businesses.

Date: November 27, 2022


Learn More

dPlan|ArtsReady

This newly launched dPlan|ArtsReady tool guides you through the steps of creating elements of your performing arts organization’s emergency plan. Organizations can request a free year of access.



Webinar on November 29: Getting Started with the dPlan|ArtsReady Tool


Learn More

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Request for Contract Proposals

The Office of Accessibility and VSA seeks arts, education, and cultural organizations to provide accessible, arts-based education experiences to students with disabilities, transition opportunities to youth with disabilities, or professional development to educators of students with disabilities.

Deadline: November 30, 2022


Learn More

Access Thursdays 2022-2023

Access Thursdays are an opportunity for colleagues to get together for peer-to-peer learning around specific issues related to cultural access. Individuals with knowledge and experience in a specific area will be invited to join in the discussion, and representatives from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and New Jersey Theatre Alliance’s Cultural Access Network Project committee will also participate in the discussions.


December 1: Marketing and Overview of Cultural Access Calendar

January 5: Customer Service: Creating a Welcoming Environment

February 2: Invisible/Non-apparent Disabilities

March 2: Creating a Sensory Experience for Those Who are Blind/Low Vision

April 6: Accessibility in Outdoor Environments

May 4: Prioritizing Accessibility in Small Arts Organizations


Learn More

Free Emergency Preparedness Webinars Focused on the Needs of Performing Arts Organizations

December 1: Lessons Learned from the Route 91 Harvest

Music Festival Shooting


Learn More

Art House JC Fridays: Jersey City’s Free Quarterly Arts Festival

Artists, curators, creative organizers, galleries, institutions, and businesses are invited to get involved.

Next Date: December 2, 2022


Learn More

Untapped Opportunity: Older Americans and the Arts

The first web session in the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies 2023 Learning Series will feature new research from Culture Track that explores the cultural participation priorities and desires of older adults.

Date: December 6, 2022


Learn More

Hoboken City Public Arts Master Plan

Request for Proposals

Deadline: December 15, 2022


Learn More

NEA Big Read

Arts Midwest is now accepting applications for the 2023-24 National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Program – a community engagement opportunity with grants of up to $20,000 for reading programs.

Intent to Apply Deadline: January 18, 2023

Application Deadline: January 25, 2023


Learn More

Creative Forces Community Engagement Grants

Support for Community-based Arts Programming for Military-Connected Individuals Nationwide 

Deadline: January 19, 2023


Learn More

Families First Discovery Pass Program

With a new season kicking off at venues across the state, it's a great time to grow your audience. Joining the Families First Discovery Pass program helps ensure that New Jersey's arts and history experiences are accessible to everyone.


Registration is rolling, but materials and websites are updated according to a series of deadlines. For participation, sign up by January 31 or May 1, 2023.


Learn More

Apply to the Museum Assessment Program

Discover how getting your museum assessed can improve operations and create new roadmaps for the future, with five organizational assessment types available to choose from.

Deadline: February 1, 2023


Learn More

Applications now open for the Artists in Education (AIE) Residency Grant Program!

An AIE grant places professional teaching artists in your classroom for a long-term residency - customized for any grade level or arts discipline - and provides professional development for your administration and staff, a culminating event to engage the school and its community, and a reflection day for students to reflect on their achievements.

Deadline: March 3, 2023


Virtual Assistance Workshops and Office Hours schedule here.


Learn More

Awesome Foundation Micro-grants

Call for individuals, groups, and organizations to apply for $1,000 micro-grants for an “awesome” project.


Learn More

SCORE Business Learning Center

The SCORE Business Learning Center provides aspiring and existing small business owners in-depth online learning paths for deep dives into critical business topics.


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Art Equity
Tools, Resources, and Training for Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Equity, Inclusion, and Justice through the Arts

Keep Jersey Arts Alive

Keep Jersey Arts Alive is a digital public value campaign that highlights the importance of the arts in New Jersey, and why the industry's survival is critical to the state's overall recovery. The Keep Jersey Arts Alive website offers videos and state- and county-wide impact data to illustrate how the arts affect every corner of the state. Check it out to learn what you can do to Keep Jersey Arts Alive!

COVID-19 Recovery Resources

Americans for the Arts Action Fund's

Office Hours with Nina

Based on popular demand, Nina Ozlu Tunceli, Chief Counsel of Government and Public Affairs at AFTA and Executive Director of the AFTA Action Fund, is extending her Zoom office hours through 2022. She will continue to help the arts community to navigate the complex web of federal funding opportunities, regulations, and deadlines related to current and upcoming COVID-19 economic federal aid programs.

Next Dates: November 18 and December 2, 2022


Learn More

dPlan|ArtsReady

This newly launched dPlan|ArtsReady tool guides you through the steps of creating elements of your performing arts organization’s emergency plan. Organizations can request a free year of access.



Webinar on November 29: Getting Started with the dPlan|ArtsReady Tool


Learn More

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Free Emergency Preparedness Webinars Focused on the Needs of Performing Arts Organizations

December 1: Lessons Learned from the Route 91 Harvest

Music Festival Shooting


Learn More

Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants

This program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 to professional dancers in need, who have a dire financial emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences.

Deadline: December 9, 2022


Learn More

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants

Financial Relief for Artists Impacted by COVID-19

Eligible Categories: Dance and Performance Art/Theater, Music/Sound, Poetry/Literature, and Visual Arts/Moving Image

Deadline: December 12, 2022


Learn More

Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants

One-time grants for artists practicing in the visual arts, choreography, and film/video/electronic/digital arts who have a dire financial emergency due

to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deadline: January 13, 2023


Learn More

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Main Street Lenders Grant

The Main Street Lenders Grant program provides grants to eligible micro business lenders, which the lenders can use to create new micro business loan products, or supplement existing micro business loan products. Lenders can also qualify for additional grant funding to provide technical assistance to micro businesses, to better prepare these businesses to qualify for loan products. The maximum amount that any eligible entity may apply for is $1.5 million ($1 million lending grant and $500,000 technical assistance grant).


Learn More

Leveler: Peer to Peer Wealth Distribution

Leveler is a peer-to-peer wealth distribution platform that facilitates donations from people who have job security or funds to distribute to those people whose work status has been impacted by COVID-19.


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New Jersey's COVID-19 Information Hub

Call (General COVID-19 Questions): 211

Call (Medical COVID-19 Questions): 1-800-962-1253

Call (Vaccine Appointment Support): 1-855-568-0545

Text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive alerts.


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The New Jersey State Council on the Arts, created in 1966, is a division of the NJ Department of State. The Council was established to encourage and foster public interest in the arts; enlarge public and private resources devoted to the arts; promote freedom of expression in the arts; and facilitate the inclusion of art in every public building in New Jersey. The Council receives direct appropriations from the State of New Jersey through a dedicated, renewable Hotel/Motel Occupancy fee, as well as competitive grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. To learn more about the Council, please visit www.artscouncil.nj.gov.

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