WORKSHOPS | monmoutharts

105 Monmouth St.

Red Bank, NJ 07701


The programs of Monmouth Arts are made possible in part by funds from the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

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Applying for Local ArtHelps Grants
Online Workshop / Date to be announced

Price: FREE

Nonprofit arts organizations and other nonprofits with arts programs that are accessible to the public are eligible to apply to Monmouth Arts for the upcoming 2020 Local Arts Program grant cycle. Interested groups are invited to attend our Grant Application Workshops to learn more about the application process and the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements. Full guidelines, applications, and deadlines will be posted in mid-April at  This is a competitive grant process reviewed by a panel of independent arts experts. Funds for these grants come through the Local Arts Program of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Workshops are free, but registration is required. (Download the guidelines and applications from the website).
Developing Budgets and Managing In-Kind Donations for Nonprofits

May 6, 2020  /  6:00 - 7:30pm

Monmouth Arts, 105 Monmouth Street, Red Bank

Price: Free for Student Members / $10 Members / $20 Non-Members

For many nonprofits, the budget portion of an application can be the most challenging section to complete. If you’re looking to better understand how to present your organization’s finances, this workshop is for you. You’ll also learn how to include and value the in-kind donations you might be overlooking. The workshop will be presented by Don Crocker, a Senior Fellow and the former CEO  of the Support Center, a nonprofit capacity building organization that has partnered with nonprofits in the greater New York/New Jersey/Connecticut area for more than 30 years. Registration is required
Developing your Fundraising Strategy

May 14, 2020  /  6:00 - 7:30pm

Monmouth Arts, 105 Monmouth Street, Red Bank

Price: Free for Student Members / $10 Members / $20 Non-Members

Learn how to raise critical funds for your organization’s mission by developing a fundraising plan and effectively delivering your fundraising message. Presented by Jennifer Anderson of Work Play Give - Philanthropic Solutions, this workshop is ideal for nonprofit professionals, volunteers, and board members. Registration is required.

Tips for Emerging Visual Artists and Musicians

Postponed / New date to be announced...

Price: FREE for Student Members / $10 Members (suggested) / $20 Non-Members (suggested)

Are you an emerging visual artist or musician? Learn from experts in the field on how to approach galleries and venues about exhibiting/performing opportunities, how to work with curators/managers, and how to apply for grants and residencies. Please join Victoria Reis (Executive and Artistic Director of Transformer) and Tina Kerekes (Manager at Danny Clinch Transparent Gallery) for an interactive session designed to help you as you develop a career in the arts. Registration is required.
Making the Most of Your Monmouth Arts Membership
Postponed / New date to be announced...

Price: FREE

Whether you’re an artist, nonprofit organization, or creative business, meet up with the team at Monmouth Arts to find out how to take advantage of all the promotional tools of membership -- posting on our online calendar, submitting events to our newsletters, harnessing the power of our growing social media network. We’ll also show you how to use the new Cultural Access Calendar, which provides the state's arts and cultural organizations a way to promote their access services and programs. Free but registration is required.