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Citizens Invited to Apply for Appointment to Arts and Culture Project Grant Jury

The City of Greater Sudbury is seeking three citizen volunteers to evaluate applications and recommend funding allocations for special or one-time activities that will support the local arts and culture community in 2021.

The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC) administers the Arts and Culture Grant Program annually with the assistance of a volunteer jury. In 2020, the program awarded a total of $571,670 to 39 organizations for special projects and operating expenses.

In 2021, grants for operating expenses will be limited to past applicants to focus on economic recovery from COVID-19. The application process for project grants remains unchanged and is open to all who qualify.

Applicants for the Arts and Culture Project Grant Jury must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Greater Sudbury. Selection will consider fair representation of cultural/artistic disciplines, gender, generations and cultural diversity.

Interested residents may submit letters and résumés by email to [email protected] until Friday, January 29, 2021. Applications should include reasons for wishing to serve on the grant jury and direct affiliations with local arts and culture initiatives.

More information is available at www.investsudbury.ca/artsandculture.

About the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation:

The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC) is a not-for-profit agency of the City of Greater Sudbury governed by an 18-member Board of Directors. The GSDC collaborates with the City to promote community economic development by encouraging, facilitating and supporting community strategic planning and increasing self-reliance, investment and job creation in Greater Sudbury.