SJCA's weekly bulletin 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

Let's tap into our greatest resource - each other!

Join us TODAY, July 27th @ 6:00 pm for a discussion and Reciprocity Circle.

The Reciprocity Circle is a dynamic group exercise that applies the “pay-it-forward” principle and creates high-quality connections. Participants of the Reciprocity Circle help each other to get the information/assistance they need and solve real problems, both personal and professional. Moreover, it energizes a group, creating opportunities for collaboration and partnership across the South Jersey cultural community. 

RSVP today and bring your questions and your assets to the table!

South Jersey Artist Conversations are open to artists of ALL creative backgrounds. It's FREE and online using Zoom.


NEA American Rescue Plan Direct Grants to Arts & Culture Orgs

Deadline: August 12th


Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program

Pre-registration for the Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program (Phase 2) will be open from 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 30th, 2021.

Learn More

Visit to view the full list of Grants, Calls & Other Opportunities from the field!

New Jersey State Council on the Arts

Annual Meeting

TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2021 at 11:00 AM 

Zoom Virtual Meeting

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts will convene its 2021 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, July 27th. The meeting will include the election of Council officers and voting on grants for Fiscal Year 2022. The meeting agenda will be posted on the Council's website by July 20th. 

Those unable to attend the meeting may call the Council office at 609-292-6130 after 1:30 PM on July 27th to learn the results of the meeting. All grant awards will be posted on the Council's website by 3:00 PM.


Join the meeting by clicking here

Join Meeting

Join by telephone (audio only): 646-558-8656 

Meeting ID: 836 6343 3941

Passcode: 930819

The event is free and open to the public. 

Crossroads of the American Revolution Update

 Tuesday, August 3 | 11:30a-1:00p

via Go To Meeting

Please join the New Jersey Historical Commission and Crossroads of the American Revolution on Tuesday, August 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for the next update session on plans for Revolution NJ, New Jersey’s commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the United States.

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

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

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


July 28th

Gather with other arts educators and administrators to move forward in September and beyond.


Creative Evolutions: Artist Roles in Reimagining the Social

July 29th

Learn how artists can lead the way in imagining more just and vibrant arrangements for everyday life


How to Decipher Your Web Analytics (and Use Them to Your Advantage)

July 29th

Put your analytics to work and make a huge impact on your organization’s success


Did you miss an SJCA virtual event?

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


New Jersey Historical Commission Approves $230,000 in Supplemental COVID-19 Grant Assistance to the State’s Non-Profit History Organizations

Advancing its ongoing commitment to addressing the essential financial needs brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Jersey Historical Commission has approved $230,000 in supplemental fiscal year 2021 funding for history organizations across the state. The grants, in the sum of $5,000 each to 46 grantees, will be focused on maintaining staffing and other critical services, such as collections care and security costs; purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE) to ensure the safety of staff and visitors; and expanding virtual history programs and services to students, parents, teachers, and the public.

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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".