Arts, History and Culture Grants Awarded for 2016 in Salem County

SALEM - The Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced the awarding of grants to help fund Salem County's cultural heritage, as well as art and history projects in 2016. Funding for these grants comes from the New Jersey Department of State.
"These grants help to preserve the culture of Salem County [New Jersey] and provide ongoing educational and cultural experiences for our residents and visitors," said Julie Action, Freeholder director.
History Grants Funded by the New Jersey Historical Commission were awarded to:

  • The Salem County Library Commission

  • Living History Program

  • Salem County Historical Society

  • Historic Preservation Project

  • Farmyard Education Foundation

  • Farm Life Preservation events

Arts Grants, funded by the New Jersey State Council for the Arts were awarded to:

  • Nanicoke¬†Lenni-Lenape Tribe of New Jersey

  • Powwow

  • Oakwood Summer Theatre

  • Theatrical Productions

  • Quinton Township Schools

  • Art Project

  • Salem Community College

  • Concert Series - Inspiring a Lifetime of Music

  • Salem Community College Foundation

  • International Flameworking Confernce

  • Salem County Art League

  • General Operating Support

  • Stand Up for Salem

  • Summer Concert Series & Gospelfest

  • Woodstown Monthly Meeting

  • COncert Series

"We encourage groups in Salem County with an art or history project in 2017 to learn more about these grant opportunities," said Freeholder and Commission liaison, Lee Ware.
To receive a grant application for 2017 or for more information, contact Kathy Mills at or at 856.935.7510.

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