Incubation Grants

Incubation Grants encourage you to set out a bold vision, explore new ideas, and see where the process takes you.

It might help you forge a new partnership or deepen an existing one, research a new topic or widen perspective on a current topic, talk to community stakeholders, or learn more about your audience. You might be planning a new program or taking a fresh approach to an existing one.

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At a Glance

Incubation Grants

Incubation Grants support the planning and development of public humanities programs for audiences in New Jersey.

  • Awards between $3,000-$15,000
  • Project period: Up to 12 months

NEXT ROUND (Projects beginning July-September 2024)

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Meet Our Grantees

Graphic with information about Bayard Rustin and the namesake center Princeton, (Action / $15,000)
To support the development of a repository of the papers, artifacts, and ephemera of Bayard Rustin, chief organizer of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and advocate in the civil rights, nonviolence, and gay rights movements. Read more
Camden, (Action / $15,000)
To support a teen fellowship program that, using social and emotional learning lenses, teaches resiliency, emotion regulation, and empathy through literacy and digital media skills. Read more
Preserve Shady Rest Scotch Plains, (Incubation / $15,000)
To support the development of an inclusive master plan for the historic interpretation and public experience of Shady Rest Golf & Country Club (1921), a National Historic Landmark. Read more
Turkish Cultural Center New Jersey logo, a red square with the organization name in white block lettering Wayne, (Incubation / $15,000)
To support an exhibition taking visitors on an enlightening journey through the profound contributions of Islamic civilizations. Read more

Header photo © Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center