County Neighborhood Arts Consortium ( MCNAC) is the
first coalition of its kind in New Jersey.
the Consortium and funding from the New Jersey State
Council on the Arts, the Cultural and Heritage Commission
joins together local not-for-profit art organizations
in a unique venture of cooperative cultural planning,
promotion and audience development. This project links
the public and private sectors, in order to offer arts
activities to Middlesex County.
for funding for your arts project?
is available to support local arts groups and projects
of high artistic quality that are offered by non-arts
groups. Your group must be Middlesex County based
and incorporated as a non-profit. It is essential that
you hire professional NJ artists, consistently present
arts programming to the residents of the County and
conform to the ADA law - the Americans with Disabilities
our online applications guidelines
and forms to download or email a request for the
guidelines and application forms.
sponsors a variety of cultural programs, with the goal
of increasing opportunities for diverse audiences. We
are particularly interested in the development of ethnic
arts and the provision of opportunities and services
to people with disabilities.
project is designed to assure that the arts are accessible
to underserved and new communities. LAD also provides
opportunities for cooperative marketing and promotion.
LAD projects include a project with the Hungarian American
Athletic Club Folk Arts Dance Group; A.S.I.A. - a gathering
of representatives from Asian cultures.
groups, local municipal agencies, theatre groups, museums,
ethnic cultural organizations, music and literary organizations,
historic groups, and history sites located in Middlesex
County, all are listed in our online
Commission has a professional, full-time staff available
on a full time basis, to provide help to all local arts
groups and to grants recipients that wish guidance in
promotion and with maintenance of artistic excellence.
addition, we annually offer technical assistance workshops
and sessions with consultants, expert in all types of
cultural management areas, for example, grants writing,
accounting, promotion, volunteer development... and
help getting the word out about your public arts project?
Ask about our free distribution system.
help with management skills? Ask about our free lending
library, the best in New Jersey for non-profit cultural
organizations of all types. Or ask for a free copy of
Guide to Governance
publication that details the responsibilities of a non-profit