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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Atlantic County Arts Organizations Awarded More than $72,000 for Local Arts Programs

The Atlantic County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, through a generous grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, has awarded $72,700 to 21 local non-profit arts organizations through a competitive grant process. These awards will help provide Atlantic County residents with access to quality arts experiences within their communities and promote the importance of the arts to quality of life.

The following organizations were awarded Arts grants:

Absecon Lighthouse

Atlantic Arts Foundation

Atlantic City Pops Community Band

Atlantic Youth Orchestra

Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation

Children’s Cultural Arts Foundation

Cygnus Creative Arts Centre

Dance Arts League of Atlantic County

Garden State Film Festival

Historic Organ Restoration Committee

Ventnor City Cultural Arts Center

MudGirls Studios

Somers Point Arts Commission

Somers Point Beach Concert Series

South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble

Stockton University Art Gallery

Stockton University Dance Program

The Arc of Atlantic County

South Jersey Jazz Society

Hammonton Arts Center

Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County


For more information, please contact the Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs at (609) 646-8699, ext. 6314 or by email to

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