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. 

Information about applying for 2023 funding will post here in summer 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. 

The deadline to apply for 2022 funding has passed.

For questions about this grant program, contact the 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. 

The deadline to apply for 2022 funding has passed.

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