discover nj history license plate


Please read the following information carefully before starting the application.

This is a new application for the Discover NJ History License Plate Fund for Heritage Tourism. Creating a login is optional but highly recommended so that you can save and return to your application. If you previously created a login for the old form, you will need to create a new one for this form. 

All applicants should read the Discover NJ History License Plate Fund for Heritage Tourism Guidelines before applying. The guidelines include important information about eligible applicants and activities, criteria for evaluation, schedule for review, and more. 

Nonprofit organizations must provide:

  • IRS letter documenting tax-exempt status
  • NJ Charities Registration Number

The NJ Charities Registration Number is available from the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs. To look up a number, visit www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/charities. For further assistance, contact the Division of Consumer Affaits at (973) 504-6215.

*NEW* Application due dates and schedule for review

Applications received by the following dates will be considered at the subsequent board meeting:

February 1

May 2

August 1

November 2

Applications received after these dates will roll into the next round. NJ Historic Trust board meetings typically occur in March, June, September, and December, but are subject to change. Visit https://www.nj.gov/dca/njht/programs/discover/ for the current schedule.  

CLICK HERE to view a pdf of the full application. This is for reference only, the preferred method of application is online. 

Contact NJ Historic Trust staff with any questions at njht@dca.nj.gov or (609) 984-0473.

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