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

Want to meet with Executive Director, Julie Hain? Book a meeting here


November 17

3:00 pm


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On November 17th, join SJCA as we connect for networking, discussing relevant topics in the field, and learning together as we share questions, challenges, success stories, updates, ideas, and more!


November 30

3:00 pm

This November 30th @ 3:00pm, join a SJCA for South Jersey Artist Conversation  to connect with your cultural community colleagues during this informal, artist-centered virtual discussion.


Did you miss an SJCA virtual event?

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


Calls for Submissions to NJ Arts Community National Day of Racial Healing

The Creating Change Network seeks submissions from arts organizations, schools, universities and individual artists in the National Day of Racial Healing from January 18-25, 2022. Submitted events can be either virtual or in-person and should be connected to the theme of “Healing in Action” related to race and racism. Participants may be eligible for up to $350 in project support.

Share with your networks using the email template down below!


Email Template

Dear Colleagues,

Please see the attached PDF for a call for submissions from the arts community to participate in the National Day of Racial healing this January. The Creating Change Network, hosted by the Theatre Alliance and ArtPride NJ, and guided by steering Committee of arts and social justice leaders, has partnered with the Center for Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation at Rutgers-Newark for this initiative.

Arts Organizations and/or individual artists are encouraged to submit events taking place between January 18-25 (or close to those dates) that are connected to the theme of "healing in action" related to race and racism. Events/exhibits/classes may be live, virtual, or pre-recorded and re-released. This is primarily a promotional opportunity, as the Creating Change Network will work to spread the word of the NJ arts community's participation in the National Day of Racial Healing. A limited number of organizations and individuals will receive project support up to $350. 

Please feel free to reach out to with any questions! You can learn more and see examples of eligible events in the attached document, then submit your event by November 30th at

We hope that many of you will participate!



December 9, 2021

@ 10:55 AM

Zoom Virtual Meeting

The Atlantic's Progress Report: The State of the Latino Community

Building off of The Atlantic’s legacy of explicating and illuminating American ideals, we’re producing a series of conversations that will unpack the state of progress among Latinos in America. We’ll convene economists, scholars, policy makers, and activists to outline how we can harness this community’s power to enact sustainable changes that will yield long-term success.

Register Today!


March 13th, 2022

@ 11 AM - 4 PM

In Person: @ Stockton University Campus Center in Galloway, NJ

Event Information

Note: This event is free and open to the public. 

15th Annual Lines on the Pines  Application Open

Lines on the Pines was supposed to celebrate 15 years in March of 2020. Due to COVID, there has been no Lines on the Pines for 2 years. 

Have no fear, Lines on the Pines is back in 2022!

Participate in the event as an artist, attend as a supporter, and join the group for a dinner to honor those who have made a significant contribution to the growth of Lines on the Pines over the years.

Join fellow South Jersey artists, authors, tradition bearers, vendors and more at the 2021 Lines on the Pines event!

As you complete the forms, please know:

        1.  Both forms must be completed.

        2.  The forms and a check should be mailed no later than January 15, 2022.

        3.  If needed a late fee of $5 may be added.

Contact Linda Stanton with questions at

So many opportunities! 

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

View Grants & Opportunities

Deadline: Rolling

Authors League Emergency Fund

We help career writers with a substantial body of work in one of more of the following categories:

  • Book authors with at least one title published by an established traditional publisher. Authors with multiple titles are given priority.
  • Journalists, critics, essayists, short story writers, and poets with a substantial body of work in periodicals with a national or broad circulation. 
  • Dramatists whose full-length plays have been produced in mid-size or large theaters and/or published by established dramatic presses.

Learn more about if you qualify for assistance by clicking the button below: 


Intake: November 19th & 20th from 12 - 4PM


Winter Art Exhibit: Call for Artists Prospectus

Open to any artist. Exhibit will complement the Friends of the Mansion at Smithville’s holiday decorations within the Annex Gallery. Submissions must convey a winter or holiday theme. Only the following media that can be hung (2D, relief, etc will be accepted: collages, paintings, drawings, mixed media, photography and digital media.

Exhibit will be open from December 5th - January 16th, 2022.

Learn More

Deadline: November 15


Museums for America

This program supports museums of all sizes and disciplines in strategic, project-based efforts to serve the public through exhibitions, educational and interpretive programs, digital learning resources, professional development, community debate and dialogue, audience-focused studies, and/or collections management, curation, care, and conservation.

Grant Amount: $5,000–$250,000

Grant Period: Up to 3 years

Learn More

Deadline: Rolling


Jazz Road Tours

Emerging and mid-career jazz artists, take your music to places it's never been. Jazz Road Tours offer grants from $5,000 - $15,000 to develop tours into communities across the country. Only individual artists (as an individual, an artist-led nonprofit organization, or an artist-led corporation) may apply to this program. Please submit at least 60 days prior to the proposed project!

More Info


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. ) 


How to Go From Zero to Hero with Your Grant Strategy


November 9th, 2021 @ 2pm

During this webinar, you will learn the fundamentals of effective grant strategy and how to better prepare your nonprofit for scaling grant success. Every attendee will leave with grant opportunities for their nonprofit by the end of this session. Expect to learn why grants are so powerful, especially in 2021. We'll talk about what is prospect research and why is it important. Explore 5 clear steps you can take to prepare your nonprofit for grant success as well as how to start finding good-fit funders fast using Instrumentl.

How to Beat the Social Media Algorithm


November 10th, 2021 @ 12pm

Do you see other not-for-profits getting hundreds of likes and comments, then go to your nonprofit's page and get discouraged because it feels like nobody cares about what you have to say? And you are right; the people getting all the engagement DO know something you don’t. They understood how the algorithm worked and used it to their advantage. Once you figure that out, your engagement will shoot through the roof!! We're going to share algorithm hacks to double your engagement on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn in 2021.

November 12-13th, 2021 @ 1pm

The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) will host the 2021 New Jersey History Conference, We're Still Here: Indigenous History and Persistence in New Jersey. The Virtual 2021 conference will explore the history, cultural heritage, and contemporary issues facing diverse Native American communities through the lens of New Jersey studies.


NJ Cultural Trust is seeking an Executive Director

The Executive Director (ED) will bear responsibility for all aspects of Cultural Trust operations and programs. Responsibilities include carrying out all board actions and policies; hiring and supervision of staff when applicable; coordinating strategic planning; preparing for all board and committee meetings; maintaining signatory authority on behalf of the Board; executing contracts, etc. Closing Date is November 10th, 2021.

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The New Jersey State Council on the Arts is seeking a Contract Administrator & a Senior Management Assistant

The State Arts Council is seeking candidates to join our dedicated staff and help us support the arts in NJ.

The Council's operations team provides vital support to the field, ensuring broad public access to our grants, programs, and services. 

Two open positions - apply by November 10th: and

Senior Management Assistant
Contract Administrator


Perkins Center for the Arts is seeking a Folklife Director

Perkins Center for the Arts has an immediate opening for a Folklife Director. The Folklife Director is integral to educating, elevating, and celebrating the importance of Folkarts and Folklife in the South Jersey region. 

All inquiries should be directed to Executive Director, Kahra Buss, Perkins Center for the Arts at Please, no phone calls.  This position will close on November 15, 2021.  Immediate hire.

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Stockton University Department of Admissions is seeking a Professional Services Specialist

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The Office of Admissions at Stockton University is seeking a Professional Services Specialist 4 to support the undergraduate admissions enterprise. The Professional Services Specialist 4 works with the Associate Director of Admissions Services who is responsible for supervising the various functions which support the enrollment objectives of the university, including executing recruitment strategies, overseeing day-to-day recruitment functions, and managing, mentoring, and cultivating recruitment staff who play an integral role assisting with applications and the guest experience.
Learn More and Apply Here


ARH Associates, Inc (Hammonton) is seeking Administrative staff

ARH Associates (Adams Rehmann & Heggan) is an award-winning consulting design firm located in Hammonton, New Jersey. The administrative position available requires answering the phone, managing mail and delivery coordination, overseeing scheduling and use of our pool vehicles, etc.  

Send resume and cover letter to: Richard Rehmann, GISP, ARH Associates, Inc.President at

Email ARH

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