Cultural & Heritage Commission

(Created by Resolution 72-54)
The Salem County Cultural and Heritage Commission is a public agency whose members are appointed by the County Commissioners to represent the cultural and heritage interests of the 15 municipalities of the County. The Commission serves all the people of Salem County while addressing the arts and historical communities, and seeks opportunities to involve minority and special needs constituents.

Salem County Cultural and Heritage Commission
Fifth Street Office Complex, 110 Fifth Street, Suite 400, Salem, NJ 08079
Pat Federowic
Phone: 935-7510 Ext. 8204
Fax: 935-6137

Updated Information For Art and History Grant Applications

This week, we were able to hold the History Grant Workshop, but the storm and tornado warnings forced the Arts Grant Workshop to be cancelled.

2022 Arts & History Grant Workshops

Deadline for applications is October 27, 2021. Arts, history, educational and civic organizations, social service agencies and municipalities sponsoring arts and history projects are eligible to apply and are urged to attend.

Music Around the County 2021-2022 Season Schedule

View this post for the 2021-2022 Season Schedule!

Performance Venues – Covid-19 Relief Resources

The New Jersey Community Stage Relief Grant Program is a grant program that provides grants up to $300,000 to for-profit establishments that organize, promote, produce, manage, or host live events or performances by performing artists.

New Jersey Historical Commission July 2021 Newsletter

View NJ Historical Commission FY 2022 Project Grants, NJ Historical Commission COVID-19 Grant Program, NJ Cultural Trust FY 2022 Institutional and Financial Stabilization Grants and much more!

Artist Opportunities

The NJ State Council on the Arts compiled opportunities for artists and arts organizations that are available in New Jersey, or benefit those working in the arts in New Jersey. You’ll find professional development workshops, grant announcements, calls for artists, and more.

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

Are you a theatrical producer, talent representative, venue promoter or do you operate a live venue, live performing arts organization, movie house or cultural institution and have been impacted by COVID-19? Register for SBA’s webinar on Thursday, January 14, at 3 p.m. ET, for a preliminary overview of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program included in the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act.


Meeting are the 3rd Thursday of each month at 4:30 at Salem Community College in Carneys Point, NJ. The pandemic may cause meetings to be virtual. Check with Pat Federowic for current information.

2021 Meeting Dates – Open to the Public

  • January 7
  • February 4
  • March 4
  • April 8*
  • May 6
  • June 3
  • July 1
  • August 5
  • September 2
  • October 7
  • November 4
  • December 2

460 Hollywood Ave, Carneys Point, NJ 08069



  • Chair: Tom Mason
  • Vice Chair: Paul Kranz
  • Secretary: Annette Devitt, Secretary
  • Treasurer: (open)
  • Alyssa Caltabiano
  • Bonny Beth Elwell
  • Patricia Grenier
  • W. Pete Michel
  • Cyndi Nolan
  • County Commissioner Liaison:  Lee Ware
  • County Commissioner Alternate:  Scott Griscom

Pat Federowic
110 Fifth Street
Salem, NJ 08079
856-935-7510   x 8204

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