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Deaf and Disability Arts Projects

Results Announcement

Deadline Date: October 5, 2017
Jurors:
DeSousa, Anselmo, Mississauga (Deaf applicants jury)
Devaney, Julie, Toronto
Girault, Tiphaine, Ottawa (facilitator for the Deaf applicants jury)
Hafizirad, Maryam, Toronto (Deaf applicants jury)
Hauch, Nathan, Ottawa
Loughlin, Irene, Hamilton
Nash, Stephanie, Whitby
Toth, Kathy, Toronto
Watson, Melisse, Toronto

Juries are generally used to assess grants to individuals at the Ontario Arts Council (OAC). Juries evaluate applications using specific program criteria and decide which applicants should receive grants. In programs that do not have pre-determined grant levels, they also determine the amount of each grant. The number of grants and the amounts are based on the program budget. Jury decisions are authorized by the OAC Director & CEO.

To safeguard the integrity of the peer assessment process, we do not allow anyone who has a direct conflict of interest with an application to serve on an assessment panel where that application is to be reviewed. Indirect conflicts of interest are managed by a standard OAC procedure.
Number of Applications:
69
Total Requested:
$643,778
Number of Grants Awarded:
12
Total Recommended:
$94,000
Recipients:
Art Fix of Nipissing, North Bay, $10,000
Cao, Chen, Toronto, $5,000
Esmé, Louis, Toronto, $9,500
Harrower, Ken, Toronto, $7,000
Harwood-Jones, Markus, Kingston, $6,000
Hazime, Hanan, Toronto, $8,000
Kaya, Jessica, Toronto, $10,000
Labbé, Aaron, Toronto, $6,300
MacKinnon, Catherine, Mississauga, $6,000
McNeely, Michael, North York, $8,000
Mekonnen, Fantahun, Toronto, $8,700
Williams-King, Amber, Toronto, $9,500