Welcome to Middlesex County Grants!

The Arts Institute of Middlesex County (AIMC) and the Board of County Commissioners are pleased to offer grants to municipal and not-for-profit organizations based in Middlesex County. For more information on current grant programs, eligibility, deadlines, and workshops, please see below.



2023 General Operating Support, Historic Preservation & Capital, Program Support I & II Grants

The Arts Institute of Middlesex County and the Board of County Commissioners are pleased to offer grants to municipal and not-for-profit organizations based in Middlesex County through a competitive application process. These grants can be used for Arts, History, and Historic Preservation and Capital projects. Projects must serve the public and take place in Middlesex County.


2023 Arts & History Grant Guidelines

2023 Historic Preservation and Capital Grant Guidelines

(download a reference copy of the application questions below)


Declaration of Intent Deadline:  August 24, 2022 by 11:59pm

Application Deadline:  September 20, 2022 by 11:59pm


The Application is now Closed.


AIMC will host four virtual technical assistance workshops 

on these grant programs:

(click the date to register through Zoom)


FOR REFERENCE ONLY - Please find a downloadable pdf below with a preview of the questions that are asked in the grant applications online:



National Endowment for the Arts – American Rescue Plan (NEA ARP) Grants

An Arts Institute of Middlesex County (AIMC) National Endowment for the Arts – American Rescue Plan (NEA ARP) Grant supports small to medium-sized nonprofit arts organizations with sustained, specific general operating support over a two-year grant period. AIMC will function as a pass-through entity for these ARP funds. This special grant program is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support subgranting to the nonprofit arts sector in response to and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please read the full Guidelines and Application Instructions along with the Federal Regulations and Policy Requirements to ensure your organization is eligible and can comply with all requirements before applying. 

Additional Resources:  Section 504 Self-Evaluation Workbook

To view the application questions and attachment requirements as a pdf, click HERE.

The Application is now Closed.


AIMC will host four technical assistance workshops on this grant program:

Technical Assistance Workshops (assistive listening devices will be available at all in-person workshops; closed captioning will be available at all virtual workshops):


Accommodations:  For accessibility accommodations or translation requests for the grant guidelines, please contact ADA Coordinator, Manda Gorsegner. 

The services of a sign language interpreter or audio descriptions are available upon request, provided two weeks advance notice. Closed captioning is provided for virtual workshops. Assistive listening devices are provided at all in-person workshops. Guidelines can be made available in large print and Braille. AIMC will gladly assist individuals with disabilities in grant application preparation. The use of a computer can be arranged at AIMC or municipal libraries.

Amanda.gorsegner@co.middlesex.nj.us     Office:  732-745-4030     TTY 732-745-3888


This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.



Technical Assistance Grants

Technical Assistance funding is available to Arts, History, and Folklife nonprofit organizations located in Middlesex County that wish to strengthen their management skills, improve board functions, undertake long-range planning with a consultant, develop professional educational materials, or increase their virtual capacity and online presence.

Grants range from $800-$5,000


The Application is now Closed.


Click Here for the 2022 Technical Assistance Grant Guidelines


To open an application after May 1, 2022, login in the upper righthand corner. Then click "Programs" and select the "Technical Assistance" grant to get started.



Accommodations:  For accessibility accommodations or translation requests for the grant guidelines, please contact ADA Coordinator, Manda Gorsegner. 

The services of a sign language interpreter, closed captioning provider, or audio descriptions are available upon request, provided two weeks advance notice. Assistive listening devices are provided at all in-person workshops. Guidelines can be made available in large print and Braille. AIMC will gladly assist individuals with disabilities in grant application preparation. The use of a computer can also be arranged at AIMC or municipal libraries.

Amanda.gorsegner@co.middlesex.nj.us     Office:  732-745-4030     TTY 732-745-3888


Grant Questions?   
Arts Institute of Middlesex County, Division of Arts & History,
9 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

http://www.middlesexcountynj.gov/


Arts Projects: 732.745.4030 or amanda.gorsegner@co.middlesex.nj.us
History Projects: 732.745.4171 or michael.moran@co.middlesex.nj.us
Historic Preservation & Capital Projects: 732.819.1854 or douglas.aumack@co.middlesex.nj.us 


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