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.


We can be reached at our new office location on the main campus of Stockton University, 101 Vera King Farris Dr. (k144-d), Galloway, NJ 08205; by phone at (609) 626-3630: or by email at

Want to meet with Executive Director, Julie Hain?

Book a meeting here


January 11, 2022 @ 3p


South Jersey Artist Conversations

January 11th at 3:00 PM, join SJCA for South Jersey Artist Conversations to connect with your cultural community colleagues during this informal, artist-centered virtual discussion.

Each conversation is guided by themes suggested by South Jersey artists! 

What do you want to talk about? RSVP today and share what's on your mind by submitting topics using the link below! 


Each conversation is guided by themes suggested by South Jersey artists! What do you want to talk about? Share what's on your mind by submitting topics for discussion.

Submit a Topic

Virtual Connection Session

January 25th

3:00 PM

Connect with SJCA and fellow members of the South Jersey cultural community every month at the Virtual Connection Session. We will be sharing best practices and tapping into our greatest resource - each other!

On January 25th at 3:00 PM, join SJCA as we come together to network, discuss relevant topics from the field, and share updates and information. This month, we will learn more about what SJCA has in store for the coming year.  We will also hear from GIVITAS about how this new addition to is going to help our South Jersey Cultural Community connecting and thriving!


The GIVITAS team will be hosting a 20-minute webinar for beta testers on zoom.

SJCA Connections GIVITAS Beta Group

January 5th @ 3:00pm

Attend Beta Group Webinar

We Need Beta Testers!!

SJCA is releasing a new website in 2022. Part of the website launch will be the integration of GIVITAS. 

This software builds a dedicated online community, powered by GIVITAS, focused on connecting the cultural community through the asking and giving of advice, help, resources, and connections.

Before the official launch, we need beta testers to give this exciting new virtual community, created  just for SJCA members and partners.

You are invited to join GIVITAS early to help me get things started!

If you are interested in being a beta tester for SJCA’s GIVITAS program, please submit your information using the button below and I will follow up with you to provide more details!

Become a Beta Tester

Did you miss an SJCA virtual event?

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



Congratulations to Will Keenan, SJCA member and founder of Cape  May's St. Babs, a space for artists, youth, and community members in need to find refuge, create, and come together for performances and programs.  

Will's performance of "Racial Healing Through Acting" was selected to be featured as part of the National Day of Racial Healing! Way to go Will!

"Racial Healing Through Acting"

January 18, 2021

St. Babs Historic Estate - 321 North Delsea Drive, Cape May CH, NJ 08210 

The event is free and wheelchair accessible.

"Racial Healing Through Acting” is a live multi-media showcase by award-winning performer Will Keenan. This on-site & live-streamed event will take place in the historic Goshen NJ neighborhood known as a refuge for passage to the Underground Railroad and from the sacred grounds which house the remains of Vinnie Coachman (the only enslaved NJ woman buried in a “white cemetery”). Performance be followed by a community conversation with attendees in-person and virtually.

To learn more about the National Day of Racial Healing, please visit our website at 

You an also find Will on hosting the "Will Keenan Family Transmission" on  #CapeMayRadio/WCFA 101.5 FM from 3-4p on Sundays. 

Audience Insights Manager (AIM) Webinar

Understanding how to analyze audience data can help you target your marketing materials, identify potential new donors, set benchmarks for diversifying your audiences, make your case to funders, and even guide your programming. 

AIM can better help you make organization-wide strategic decisions based on valuable audience insights.

Nominate an ArtPride New Jersey Board Trustee

The purpose of the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees is to act as the governing body with fiduciary and legal responsibility, as well as to serve in an advisory capacity for all organizational activities. ArtPride is currently seeking nominations from members as well as the public.


January 31, 2022

ArtPride Independent Advisory Committee

ArtPride is looking for new committee members to join the Independent Advisory Committee - A group tasked with creating a safe space to elevate the voices of the ArtPride members, stakeholders, and individuals particularly the historically excluded artists and arts organizations in NJ. Nominate those you believe best fit this committee's goals; self nominations are welcomed and encouraged as well.

Nomination Form

Interested in hosting as an organization?

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Apply Here

Diversity in Arts Leadership (DIAL) Internship Program

Program Dates: June 6 - August 11, 2022

The DIAL program matches undergraduate students from backgrounds underrepresented in arts leadership with dynamic communities, energetic host arts organizations, and mentors, to guide students’ personal and professional growth throughout the summer. In 2022, the nationwide, competitive selection process will grant paid, ten-week, internships with organizations based in New Jersey, and other regions. 

So many opportunities! 

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

View Full List of Grants & Opportunities


Application Deadline: February 17, 2022. 

Get Guidelines

(These guidelines are also available in Spanish.) 

Capital Arts Grant

WHAT IS THE CAPITAL ARTS GRANT PROGRAM? The Capital Arts Grant Program supports capital projects for arts organizations located in New Jersey. Approximately $4 million in funds are available for the FY22 Capital Arts Grant Program.

The grant program is designed to help New Jersey’s nonprofit arts organizations build operational stability and capacity through one of the three eligible project categories:

• construction

• repair or expansion of existing facilities 2

• acquisition/installation of building service equipment (plumbing, mechanical, and/or electrical equipment, et. al.)

For all requests, applicants must demonstrate control of the property through either a deed or valid lease.


Letter of Intent: 01/14/22

Application: 05/2/22

African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund

Grants from the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund are designed to advance ongoing preservation activities for historic places such as sites, museums, and landscapes representing African American cultural heritage.
Learn More and Apply Here


Deadline: 12/31/2021

Winter 2022 History Leadership Institute Seminar

Program Dates: May 31 to June 24, 2022

Over four weeks, a cohort of about twenty Associates dives deep into a broad range of current and future national issues facing the history and museum field, including purpose, relevance, impact, decolonization, community engagement, equity and access, facilitating change, strategic organization, and much, much more

Learn More and Apply Here


Regular Deadline: 12/28/21

Extended Deadline: 4/5/22

Lighthouse International Film Festival Awards

This year the festival will dedicate a special program "COVideo" for features, short films, TV projects and web-series that were produced during COVID19 time (2020-2022) and tell stories about pandemic times. We encourage filmmakers to create something positive out of the negative situation and LIFF 2022 will put a spotlight on relevant projects in all kinds of sizes, shapes, and genres.

Learn More Here


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. ) 


The Best Webinars of 2021 So Far

On Demand and Multiple Dates/Multiple Topics

Browse through a list of Personify's best webinars of year. The webinars can be watched at any time for free!
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Prerecorded Nonprofit Webinars

Missed out on great webinars like "How to Promote Inclusion While Working at Home",  "How to Create a Monthly Finance Routine" , "Leadership Today: Key Skills and Career/Job Tips" , etc? Download the recordings today!
Download Webinars



January 9th, 2022

NPP Atlantic City Ducktown Community Engagement Survey 2021

Do you live, and/or own commercial property, and/or own or operate a business/organization, and/or shop or work in Atlantic City and/or Ducktown? 

Fill out this survey to express your thoughts about how you see the present and future of Ducktown!

Take the Survey Now!


How Can We Help You Keep On Dancing?

Dance NJ wants your feedback!

Dance NJ is planning for its future – and we hope that future includes supporting you! What kinds of programs and services do you want to see? What’s important to you right now? Please take our survey and let us know!

Take the Survey Now!

SJCA is Hiring a Community Outreach & Programs Coordinator

Learn More and Apply Here

Rowan Arts Engine is Hiring a Diversity in Arts Leadership Program Coordinator

Learn More and Apply Here

Stockton University is Hiring an Enrollment Services Specialist

Learn More and Apply Here

Camden FireWorks is Hiring a Development Manager  

Learn More and Apply Here

Dance NJ is Hiring a Director of Dance Education

Learn More and Apply Here

Perkins Center for the Arts is Hiring a 

Folklife Director

***All inquiries should be directed to Executive Director, Kahra Buss at Please, no phone calls.

Learn More and Apply Here

Share your open positions with SJCA and we can help spread the word!

Email your job descriptions to SJCA and we can help share them via the weekly bulletin and on

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