NJEDA Pilot Program Fund

The NJEDA has announced a groundbreaking pilot program for Newark and Atlantic City.  Developed by NJEDA Chief of Community Development, Tai Cooper, the program entitled: A.R.T. was conceptualized as Tai’s community-engaged practicum piece of the NJIT Certificate in Creative Placemaking.  A.R.T. (Activation, Revitalization, Transformation) provides supportive funding to “drive meaningful community engagement by convening local (real estate) developers and artists with the business community” to activate and transform public spaces.   Find pilot program details here.   See the announcement from NJ Spotlight News.