Atlantic County Non-Profits Awarded Nearly $230,000

Funding is going to the arts among other things.

The Atlantic County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs has awarded $228,900 in state competitive grants to 29 local non-profit organizations, according to a county news release.

The grants are awarded to provide access to quality art and history experiences that will enhance the quality of life for county residents and visitors.

Twenty-three non-profits were re-granted a total of $203,600 through the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. They include:

  • Art C South Jersey, Inc.
  • Atlantic City Arts Foundation
  • Atlantic Pops Community Band
  • Borough of Buena
  • Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation
  • Children’s Cultural Arts Foundation
  • Concerts on the Beach at Somers Point
  • Cygnus Creative Arts Centre, Inc.
  • Eagle Theatre, Inc.
  • Fool Moon Theatre
  • Hammonton Arts Center
  • Historic Organ Restoration Committee
  • Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County
  • Mighty Writers
  • MudGirls Studios
  • Murphy Writing of Stockton University
  • MZBC-Be Whole Community Development
  • Somers Point Arts Commission
  • South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble
  • South Jersey Jazz Society
  • South Jersey Players, Inc.
  • SPQR Stage Company

Additionally, seven non-profits were re-granted a total of $25,300 through the New Jersey State Historical Commission. They include:

  • Atlantic County Historical Society
  • Greate Egg Harbor Township Historical Society
  • Hammonton Historic Preservation Commission
  • Historical Society of Hammonton
  • Longport Public Library
  • SPQR Stage Company
  • Township of Hamilton Historical, Inc.

For more information, please contact the Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs at (609) 909-7309 or by email to