SJCA's weekly bulletin provides helpful resources, updates, and webinars from across the field. Read on for highlights and visit for details and additional  information.

Questions? SJCA's office is still remote, but we can always be reached by leaving a message at (609) 626-3630 or by email at


SJCA wants to extend a HUGE thanks to the New Jersey State Council on the Arts for its generous and continued support of arts & culture in New Jersey!

SJCA is looking forward to putting these increased resources to use connecting and supporting all of the artists, organizations, tradition bearers, and cultural organizations in our region. It's going to be a great year!

Join SJCA  on August 25th @ 1:00 pm for a chance to share in a conversation with your fellow South Jersey artists!

South Jersey Artist Conversations are open to artists and cultural community members of ALL creative backgrounds.

It's FREE and online using Zoom.


Watch a replay of the July 27th Artist Reciprocity Circle

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Did you miss an SJCA virtual event?

No problem! View all our past virtual SJCA programs on our YouTube channel.


NEA American Rescue Plan Direct Grants to Arts & Culture Orgs

Deadline: August 12th


New Jersey Community Stage Relief Grant Program

Grant program providing grants up to $300,000 to for-profit establishments that organize, promote, produce, manage, or host live events or performances by performing artists.

Applications Coming Soon!

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COVID-19 Response Grants

Support for New Jersey Humanities Organizations and Programs

Application Deadlines: Sep 1 & Oct 15, 2021

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COVID-19 Relief Grant

The fourth cycle of CERF+’s COVID-19 Relief Grant will begin accepting applications on August 10 and will close on August 31, 2021.

Accepting applications Aug 10 - Aug 31, 2021

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Office Hours with Nina

Nina Ozlu Tunceli, Chief Counsel of Government and Public Affairs at Americans for the Arts and Executive Director of the Americans for the Arts Action Fund, is extending her weekly Zoom office hours. She will continue to help the arts community to navigate the complex web of federal funding opportunities, regulations, and deadlines related to current and upcoming COVID-19 economic federal aid programs.

Event Dates: Fridays from 11 AM - 12 PM through December 31, 2021

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So many opportunities! 

See the extensive list of Grants, Calls & Other Opportunities from the field on

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Visit to view the full list of webinars and other resources!

SJCA compiles relevant webinars & convenings from across the field into a central resource with easy access to learning opportunities.

(These are not SJCA hosted programs, please address any questions with the host of each individual webinar. ) 


Crossroads of the American Revolution Update Webinar

August 3rd

Join the New Jersey Historical Commission and Crossroads of the American Revolution  for the next update session on plans for Revolution NJ, the commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the United States.

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Applicant Q&A Sessions: American Rescue Plan Grants


August 3rd, August 5th, August 9th, August 11th

Bring your questions about American Rescue Plan funding to these sessions and get them answered by NEA staff.Session Dates: August 3, August 5, August 9, August 11, 2021 


Embracing Strategic Planning as a Community Engagement Tool


August 5th

Rethinking the strategic planning process from a cumbersome and overwhelming task to an opportunity to connect with your community!


Randy Campo

Arts Administrative Intern 


This week, SJCA wants to wish our Diversity in the Arts Leadership Intern, Randy Campo a warm farewell as his time with SJCA wraps up on August 5th. He says: 

"Interning with SJCA has been the highlight of my summer! I have learned so much about non-profit work and am confident the skills I've gained here will help me tremendously in this field!"  

Best of luck and success in your future endeavors, Randy!


A celebration of the Arts! It's a book signing, art show, band, dancers, singers, instrumentalist, spoken word, and Author's Q&A on "How to Write your Book".


Vendors and Sponsors are welcomed go to


Stockton University Performing Arts Center is seeking an Interim Associate Director

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South Jersey Cultural Alliance is seeking an Executive Director

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