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NJ Council on the Arts Awards $200,000 to Warren County

WARREN COUNTY, NJ – The Warren County Cultural and Heritage Division of the Department of Land Preservation has been award $200,000 from the New Jersey Council on the Arts for 2022 Arts Programming.

This is the largest arts programming grant ever awarded to the County, and is made possible by increased funding to the state arts council by the National Endowment for the Arts for distribution to Arts Organizations and Cultural and Heritage County Organizations in New Jersey.

Funding for Warren County’s arts regrantees and non-profit arts organizations will be distributed as non-matching funds for FY2022. Arts grants applications are available in the fall of each year for organizations that provide arts programming for the people of Warren County at an accessible site.

This Arts Grant program is sponsored by the Warren County Cultural & Heritage Division of Land Preservation, supported by the Warren County Board of County Commissioners, and funded by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

The funds are also derived from a dedicated New Jersey tax on hotel and motel occupancy and do not impact property or income taxes. The FY2022 grant applications will be available beginning November and for more information call 908-453-4381.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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