Press Release

For Immediate Release: August 12, 2021

Union County Seeks Applications for History Re-Grant Program

Funding is available for organizations based in Union County, and programs taking place in Union County.

Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce that the Union County History Re-Grant Program is now accepting applications for the 2022 grant cycle. All application materials must be submitted by September 15, 2021.

“The Union County History Re-Grant Program provides support for historical groups across Union County, through funding provided by the New Jersey Historical Commission. We encourage all eligible organizations to apply,” said County Commissioner Board Chairman Alexander Mirabella.

Funds from the History Re-Grant Program can be applied to special projects, or to general operating expenses:

  • Special Project grants supports history organizations, museums, schools, libraries and similar organizations with collections or programming relating to Union County and New Jersey state history. The maximum grant request is $5,000.
  • General Operating Support grants provide assistance for the basic costs of operation such as programming, preservation of collections, salaries, marketing, and more. Funding is available to Union County based historical societies, house museums or historic sites only. The maximum grant request is $7,500.

For complete information on eligibility, and instructions on submitting an application, follow the “History Re-Grant Program” links at ucnj.org/parks-recreation/cultural-heritage-affairs/funding-opportunities.

Applicants must be based in Union County, and the programming to be funded must take place in Union County.

The History Re-Grant program is administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, and funded by the New Jersey Historical Commission. For additional assistance about the application process, contact John Prescott, History Programs Coordinator, at 908-436-2912 or by email at jprescott@ucnj.org.

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