Local Arts Grants for Funding Year 2023 Announced

32 Organizations to receive grants totaling $120,500

From L to R clockwise: “In a Sentimental Mood” by Martryce Roach, part of Art in the Atrium’s (Morristown) Black Revival! A Celebration of Black Fine Art Exhibit; members of The Masterwork Chorus (Morristown); Hallie Lippey (front) and Courtney Mincolelli in A Work of Heart Production’s (Madison) of Grease; Cornerstone Family Programs students (Morristown), Members of the Morris Music Men (Chatham); All Children’s Art Center of New Jersey (Boonton) students; members of the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (Dover); ARTS by the People (Morristown) Writing Lab participant; Dance Innovations Performance (Chatham) students and Lyrica Chamber Music (Chatham Township). 

Morris Arts is pleased to announce that 32 Morris County arts organizations received Local Arts Grants totaling $120,500 for Funding Year 2023. Grants range from $1500 – $9000. These grants help support visual arts, theatre, dance, instrumental and choral groups, museums, and broad-based community arts programming which, in turn, enable thousands of people throughout our county to experience the arts in a multitude of ways. Funding is made possible through the Local Arts Program of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts (NJSCA)/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

2023 Local Arts Grant Awardees include:

A Work of Heart Productions (Madison), All Children’s Art Center of New Jersey (Boonton), Art in the Atrium (Morristown), ARTS By The People (Morristown), Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (Dover), Boonton Holmes Public Library (Boonton), Cornerstone Family Programs/Morristown Neighborhood House (Morristown), County College of Morris Foundation (Randolph), Dance Innovations Performance (Chatham), Fairleigh Dickinson University – WAMFEST (Madison), First Night Morris County (Morristown), Friends of the Roxbury Library (Succasunna), Good Grief (Morristown), Hanover Wind Symphony (Madison), Harmonium Choral Society (Morristown), Huaxia Chinese Chorus (Parsippany), Lakeland Youth Symphony (Parsippany), Levitate Creative Services ,LLC (Dover), Lyrica Chamber Music (Chatham Township), Morris Choral Society (Morristown), Morris County Historical Society (Morristown), Morris Music Men (Chatham), Morristown Festival of Books (Morristown), Morristown National Historical Park (Morristown), Museum of Early Trades and Crafts (Madison), New Jersey Jazz Society (Madison), Opera at Florham (Convent Station), Roxbury Arts Alliance (Ledgewood), Skylands Songwriters Guild (Ledgewood), The Masterwork Chorus (Morristown), Town of Dover (Dover); and Visions and Pathways (Morristown).  

Heading into its 50th year, Morris Arts, located in Morristown, NJ, is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1973 dedicated to building community through the arts. Using the arts to inspire, connect and engage, Morris Arts serves as a resource for Morris County with a special focus on arts programming in the schools and in the community, arts advocacy, creative placemaking and support of the Morris Area community of artists and arts organizations. www.morrisarts.org.