CITY OF GREATER SUDBURY
Greater Sudbury Development
Corporation Grand Sudbury Société de développement
Citizens Invited to Apply
for Appointment to Arts and Culture Grant Juries
The City of Greater Sudbury recognizes the value that arts and
culture contributes to the community with investments through the Arts &
Culture Grant Program. The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC)
is seeking 12 citizens for appointment to its two Arts & Culture Grant
Juries to enhance the GSDC’s decision-making process through community
Working with the Business Development Officer for Arts & Culture,
both sets of jurors will have the role of reviewing and evaluating
applications submitted annually to the City of Greater Sudbury Arts &
Culture Grant Program. The juries will recommend a fair allocation of
the available funds based on the assessment criteria laid out in the
Culture Grant Policy.
Jurors should have regard for the City’s commitment to supporting the
growth of the local arts and culture sector. The GSDC Board will receive
the juries’ recommendations to determine and finalize funding
Jurors will be selected with consideration to fair representation of
cultural/artistic disciplines, gender, generations, and cultural
diversity. Nominees must be residents of the City of Greater Sudbury and
at least 18 years old. Appointments to the juries are unpaid volunteer
The Operating Jury
will evaluate applications to the Operating Grant Stream based on
three criteria: artistic/cultural merit,
and organizational/financial health . In addition to representation from
the GSDC Board, the jury will be composed of
two professional artists, two
administrators from arts and culture organizations and one community
member at large.
The Project Jury
will evaluate applications to the Project Grant Stream for special or
one-time activities. In addition to representation from the GSDC Board,
the jury will be composed of
two professional artists, two
administrators from arts and culture organizations and three community
members at large.
Written or e-mail letters and résumés may be addressed to Emily
Trottier, Business Development Officer and e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All letters should clearly indicate your reasons for wishing to serve on
the jury, which of the two juries you wish you serve, and a list all
direct affiliations with local arts and culture initiatives.
Deadline for Applications
December 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm.
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Mandate & Responsibilities
The Jury will oversee the evaluation process for the grant allocation
recommendations that are submitted by arts and culture organizations on
an annual basis. Members of the Jury will agree to undertake the
Read materials and
participate actively in deliberations and discussions.
based on the assessment criteria laid out in the Arts & Culture Grant
Recommend a fair allocation of the available funds.
Seek to fully
understand the future potential scenarios for the community and the
implications, both positive and negative and have regard for the City’s
commitment to supporting the growth of the local arts and culture
Endeavour to think broadly as a community member, setting aside
Seek consensus through
a respectful exchange of ideas.
The Jury term will expire on June 30, 2016 unless extended by
resolution of the GSDC Board.
Vacancies that arise during the Jury’s term will be filled by the
GSDC Board at its discretion.
It is expected that
the Jury will meet regularly at Tom Davies Square during the
deliberation period. The time and date of these meetings will be
determined by the Jury. Circumstances may require special meetings or
jury consultation via email; these will occur with approval by the
Notice of meetings
will be provided by staff in a timely manner. Agendas and minutes will
be circulated one week prior to each meeting.
Quorum for the Jury will consist of five members.
Funding for grant
administration will be provided by the City of Greater Sudbury and the
The Jury will abide by
the GSDC Conflict of Interest Policy and members of the Jury will abide
by instructions on confidentiality when requested by a co-chair.
The jury is required
to provide a final report with funding allocation recommendations to the
GSDC Board for approval no later than June 2015.
The juries will meet regularly at Tom Davies Square to assess grant
proposals beginning in March 2015 until all funding allocation
recommendations have been made by June 2015. These recommendations will
be reviewed and finalized by the GSDC Board of Directors.
Emily Trottier, 705-674-4455 ext. 4429,
Rainbow District School Board seeks volunteers
for Special Education Advisory Committee
Rainbow District School Board is seeking applications to fill positions
on the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) for a period of four
years, beginning January 2015.
SEAC advises Rainbow District School Board on matters related to special
education. The Committee is comprised of volunteer representatives from
parent and community associations as well as two Board Trustees.
Meetings are held on a monthly basis throughout the school year.
Associations or organizations of parents/guardians that aim to further
the interest and well being of one or more groups of exceptional
children or adults are asked to nominate one person (and one alternate)
to represent that association.
The Membership Committee will consider all applications and make
recommendations for appointments to the Board. To be considered for a
position on the Committee, please phone the Board Office for a
nomination form at 705.674.3171, ext. 7216.
The deadline for applications is Friday, December 5, 2014.
Please forward applications to: Kathy Wachnuk, Senior Administrator of
Special Education Programs and Services, Rainbow District School Board,
69 Young Street, Sudbury, ON P3E 3G5.