Advisory Committee

An Advisory Committee is the method used for recommending awards of a continuing nature to organizations (Operating Assistance). Committees evaluate an applicant’s proposal relative to the needs of the community in a specific discipline and makes recommendation to the Council. The Advisory Committee also assists with the development of policies and program criteria specific to the disciplines. Advisory Committees are created annually and may include members who have previously served, in order to provide some continuity of discussion and assessment from year to year.