The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) has announced two workshops for prospective applicants for its Fiscal Year 2019 Project Grant round. The workshops will offer both an instructive and free-flowing presentation/discussion on the Project Grant program (i.e. project types, eligibility, etc.) and a hands-on demonstration of the application process through the System for Administering Grants Electronically (SAGE). While attendance is not mandatory, the NJHC recommends prospective applicants make every possible attempt to attend a workshop.

The Project Grant workshops will be held as follows:

Monday, March 5, 2018

10 a.m. to noon

Maskers Barn/Carriage House Building

13 Cataract Hollow Road

Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922


Tuesday, March 6, 2018

10 a.m. to noon

Kramer Hall (Stockton University)

30 Front Street

Hammonton, NJ 08037


RSVP Information

While the workshops are free to attend, registration is required. Please email NJHC staff member Shawn Crisafulli (Shawn.Crisafulli@sos.nj.gov) with the following information:

(1) The workshop you plan on attending (March 5th or March 6th)

(2) Name of all those attending

(3) Organization name, if applicable

About the Project Grant Program

Project Grants are available to both individuals and organizations. Grants must deliver high-quality, engaging New Jersey history to a diverse audience, and applicants must demonstrate professional standards specific to its discipline. Applicants can request up to $15,000 in support of their project.

Among eligible categories for FY 2019 Project Grants support: conservation of historical materials (manuscripts, books, costumes, historical visuals); editorial and publication projects; educational initiatives; exhibitions; media (films, radio, videotape, digital media); public programs; research (including archaeological projects, fellowships, oral history, and National and New Jersey registers of historic places nominations); and New Jersey history-based performances.

Important FY 2019 Project Grant Resources

FY 2019 Project Grant Guidelines

General Categories for Project Grant Proposals

How to Submit a Declaration of Intent (DOI) to Apply on SAGE

How to Submit a Full Application on SAGE


About the New Jersey Historical Commission

The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) is a state agency dedicated to the advancement of public knowledge and preservation of New Jersey history. Established by law in 1967, its work is founded on the fundamental belief that an understanding of our shared heritage is essential to sustaining a cohesive and robust democracy.