Funding Opportunities


The Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs administers three Union County grant programs:


Union County Local Arts Grant (“LAP”)

This program funds arts organizations and arts projects. 

2023 LAP Grant Guidelines

Application period opens July 29.

Deadline: September 21, 2022

For questions about this grant program, contact the coordinator, Martha Sturm: msturm@ucnj.org or 908-558-2552.


Union County History Grant

This program funds history organizations and history projects. 

2023 History Grant Guidelines – General Operating Support

2023 History Grant Guidelines – Special Project

Deadline: September 19, 2022

For additional questions, or to obtain a link to the application portal,  contact the grant coordinator, John Prescott: jprescott@ucnj.org  or 908-436-2912.


Union County HEART Grant

This grant funds history, arts, and education programs. Open to organizations and individuals. 

2023 HEART Grant Guidelines

2023 HEART Grant Writable Application

Download BOTH documents above.
Before starting the application, read all Guidelines.

Deadline: October 18, 2022

For questions about this grant program, email culturalinfo@ucnj.org or call 908-558-2550. Include your name and daytime tel.