Contact the NJ Cultural Trust
NJ Cultural Trust
P.O. Box 305
Trenton, NJ 08625

Tel: (609) 984-6767
Fax: (609) 633-8168

Email: Feedback@sos.nj.gov
Grant Opportunities
New Jersey Cultural Trust Capital Preservation Grant Program
The NJ Cultural Trust and NJ Historic Trust are offering capital preservation grants in 2017 (FY18) up to $25,000.

Cultural Trust grants do not require matching funds, but if the project cost is greater than $25,000, the applicant must show sufficient funds or the ability to raise remaining funds to complete the project.



Application Deadline: April 19, 2017

The NJ Cultural Trust requires that all applicants register and submit their applications through the System for Administering Grants Electronically (SAGE).  The name of the application is "Historic Trust Capital 2018"

Download the Cultural Trust Capital Preservation Grants Guidelines.


Applicants are strongly urged to register on SAGE well in advance of the application deadline. There are resources available to orient a user on SAGE:


Additional SAGE resources:


Qualified Organizations
Organizations must be designated "qualified" in order to be eligible to participate in the programs of the Trust and apply for grants.
Qualified Organizations as of April 5, 2017
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Word Doc (211kb)
Qualification Guidelines and Application
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Word Doc (36kb)
Grants Awarded
FY 17 Awards by County Round XVI
Institutional-Financial Stabilization Grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts
PDF (79kb)
Word Doc (17kb)
FY16 Awards by County Round XV
Institutional-Financial Stabilization Grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission
PDF (79kb)
Word Doc (17kb)
FY 14 Awards by County - Round X
Institutional: Financial Stabilization from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts
PDF (95kb)
Word Doc (105kb)
FY 13 Awards by County - Round IX
Institutional: Financial Stabilization and Capital Historic Preservation Grants
PDF (65kb)
Word Doc (9kb)
FY 12 Awards by County - Round VIII
Institutional: Financial Stabilization Grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts
PDF (68kb)
Word Doc (14kb)
FY 11 Awards by County - VII
Institutional: Financial Stabilization Grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts
PDF (14kb)
Word Doc (15kb)
FY 11 Awards by County - VII
Institutional: Financial Stabilization Grants from the New Jersey Historical Commission
PDF (11kb)
Word Doc (12kb)
FY 10 Awards by County - VI
Capital Preservation Grants recommended by the New Jersey Historic Trust
PDF (64kb)
Word Doc (11kb)
FY 10 Awards by County - VI
Institutional: Financial Stabilizatin Grants
recommended by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts
PDF (20kb)
Word Doc (17kb)
FY 09 Awards by County - Round V
Institutional: Financial Stabilization Grants recommended by the New Jersey Historical Commission
PDF (27kb)
Word Doc (19kb)
FY 09 Awards by County - Round V
Institutional: Financial Stabilization Grants recommended by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts
PDF (25kb)
Word Doc (19kb)
FY 08 Awards by County - Round IV Financial
Institutional: Financial Stabilization Grants recommended by the New Jersey Historic Trust
PDF (40kb)
Word Doc (14kb)
FY 08 Awards by County - Round IV Financial
Institutional: Financial Stabilization Grants recommended by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts
PDF (27kb)
Word Doc (19kb)
FY 07 Awards by County - Round III
Institutional: Financial Stabiliazation and Capital Historic Preservation Grants
PDF (31kb)
Word Doc (21kb)
FY 06 Awards by County - Round II
Institutional: Financial Stabilization and Capital
Historic Preservation Grants
PDF (85kb)
Word Doc (29kb)
FY 04-05 Awards by County - Round I
Institutional: Financial Stabilization and Capital
Historic Preservation Grants
PDF (71 kb)
Word Doc (27 kb)