Grants

The Morris County Heritage Commission, an advisory body of the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders, has received a grant of $43,520 to provide re-grants for local history projects and General Operating Support (GOS) from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State. The re-grant program supports a variety of efforts to increase appreciation, knowledge, and preservation of Morris County’s history.

History organizations, such as historical societies, museums, and historic preservation societies are eligible to apply for either General Operating Support or a Project Grant between $1,000 and $7,000.  Fraternal, veterans’, education, youth and ethnic organizations are invited to apply for project grants for which a minimum of $500 but no more than $5,000 will be awarded. No cash match is required.

Download the 2019 Re-Grant application

  • Declaration of Intent (DOI) is due September 15, 2018
  • Applications are due December 4, 2018
  • Awards will be announced the week of January 20, 2019

For information on the Commission’s Re-Grant Program, please contact the Archivist.

Previous Recipients

2018 Award Recipients
Agency Funding Amount
2nd NJ Brigade $4,000
Ayers/Knuth Farm Foundation $5,009
Bethel AME Church $3,800
Jewish Historical Society of Metro West $7,000
Kinnelon Heritage Conservation Society $2,325
Morristown Presbyterian Church $4,500
Mountain Lakes Historic Preservation Committee $4,000
Parsippany-Troy Hills Historical Preservation Society $1,300
Roxbury Historic Trust $4,686
Washington Township Historical Society $3,000
Washington Township Land Trust $3,500
Total $43,120
2017 Award Recipients
Agency Funding Amount
 Bethel AME Church of Morristown $5,000
Chester Library $2,480
Historical Society of Boonton Township $1,000
Morristown Chapter – DAR $4,000
Dover Area Historical Society $4,000
The Growing Stage Theatre for Young Audiences, Inc. $4,240
Jewish Historical Society of MetroWest $7,000
Mountain Lakes Historic Preservation Committee $3,000
Roxbury Historic Trust $5,000
Washington Township Land Trust of Morris County $7,000
 Total $42,870
2016 Award Recipients
Agency Funding Amount
Boonton Township Historical Society $3,899
Macculloch Hall $4,197
Mount Tabor Historical Society $4,779
Parsippany Historic Preservation Society $1,000
Borough of Rockaway Historical Committee $2,215
Green Pond History Association, Newfoundland $1,794
Total $17,884
2015 Award Recipients
Agency Funding Amount
Boonton Township Historical Society $4,780
Chester Library $1,366
Kinnelon Historical Commission $2,839
Mt. Tabor Historical Society $4,519
Montville Township Historical Society $3,670
Total $17,884
2014 Award Recipients
Agency Funding Amount
Kinnelon Historical Commission $2,284
Morris County Tourism Bureau $2,665
Morris Museum $4,000
Mt. Tabor Historical Society $3,935
Wharton Borough $5,000
Total $17,884
2013 Award Recipients
Agency Funding Amount
Dover Area Historical Society $3,906
Friends of Geraldine $2,000
Montville Township Historical Society $2,300
Morris County Historical Society $1,678
Morris County Tourism Bureau $3,000
Mount Olive Township Historical Society $3,160
Morris Museum $4,000
Total $20,044