Form – MCACA Minigrant Reviewer Application
Form – MCACA Minigrant Reviewer Application
MCACA Minigrant Reviewer Application
Region 9 FY2020 MCACA Minigrant Reviewer Application
Thank you for your interest in applying to be a Region 9 minigrant reviewer. Selected reviewers are important to the peer review process. Reviewers must value diversity of culture and creativity. Experience in personal creative practice, work or extensive volunteer service at creative, cultural, science, nature or heritage organizations is as critical and perhaps more important than formal credentials
To be a reviewer you must meet all three of the following requirements. Click on each of the boxes to indicate your agreement.
Region 9 includes: Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe and Washtenaw Counties.
I live, work or am a registered university/college student in a Region 9 county.
I have a computer and access to the internet to review grants during the month of August 2019.
I have a working computer with built in wireless access capability that I can bring to the review panel session held at the end of August 2019 (exact dates TBD).
Furthermore, I agree to the following.
To be a reviewer you must commit to no.1 and no. 2.
1) Read the MCACA Minigrant Guidelines and use the criteria to review and score each application.
2) Score all applications assigned to me using the online eGrant system by a deadline TBD in August 2019.
3) Accept my primary and secondary reviewer assignments.
4) Recuse myself from any application for which I have a conflict of interest
5) Attend my assigned Panel Review Session (dates TBD) I will be on time and attend until we finish.
6) Keep yours and other reviewers comments and reviews confidential.
7) I am unable to commit to all of the following.
MCACA Minigrant Reviewer Experience
I am a returning MCACA minigrant reviewer applicant.
I am a new MCACA minigrant reviewer applicant.
Address Line 2
State / Province / Region
ZIP / Postal Code
Mobile or daytime phone
You will be added to The Arts Alliance's Arts + Creative Industries eNewsletter list. You may opt out at anytime.
If you require any accommodations, please describe here. The Arts Alliance will do its best to meet your request.
The Arts Alliance is committed to and forever learning about diversity, equity and inclusion.
As such, we intend to seat a review panel that reflects the breadth and depth of the population, its cultures and the vast variety of artists, creatives, creative, cultural, science, nature or heritage organizations in Region 9.
Please tell us how you will help us meet our diversity, equity and inclusion commitment.
This might be a statement of how you self-identify or it could be that you champion under-represented art forms.
If you prefer not to answer, please state so. This will not determine your selection.
Thank you for your assistance.
The questions in this section are intended to help us seat a panel that reflects the Region 9 communities.
Are you an artist, creative or do you work in the creative industries?
If yes, what is your artistic or creative discipline or practice?
Current Occupation (if applicable)
Current Employer (if applicable)
Why would you be a great minigrant reviewer? This could be your experience, about your creative practice, your education, your interest in providing arts and culture for all or something entirely outside of the box.
Bio - please include three to five sentences about your experience and credentials that make you an ideal reviewer for arts, creativity and cultural grants. This information is shared with MCACA:
Training and Panel Sessions
Review Training Sessions
Select your preference of training session:
Morning during work week
Afternoon during work week
Evening during work week
Unable to attend Review Training Sessions as scheduled for the following reason:
If you are unable to attend, please contact Lisa Gavan at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a phone call training.
Review Panel Sessions (one is mandatory)
Please select your availability for one or both sessions which will take place late August 2019. Review sessions will be held in Washtenaw County. Lunch will be provided. (Details forthcoming)
Thursday, Aug. 15 - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 16 - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
I am unable to attend either session.
I do (do not) want to be in pictures.
As a participant or attendant at this event, I hereby grant this organization and its partners, their employees, agents and assigns, the right to use my audio, visual, written, electronically communicated or other comments and responses as well as any photographs, provided by or taken of me or other reproduction of my physical likeness as well as the company/organization I represent in relationship to the appearance for publication purposes, through websites, newsletters, educational materials, journal advertisements, presentations or consumer media whether electronic, print, digital or electronic via broadcast, internet and any other media to be viewed by the general public now or in the future.
Furthermore, if this organization or its partners publishes any photo or video of me that is unwanted. I know that I may contact them directly to request that they remove my image by calling 734-213-2733 or emailing email@example.com.
Demographics - Optional
MCACA and other granting institutions frequently request demographic information about our participants, volunteers and staff. If you are comfortable, please complete the information below:
What is your gender? - Optional
Non-binary/ third gender
Prefer to self describe
Prefer not to say
Age - Optional
65 years and older
Ethnicity - Optional
American Indian/Alaska Native
Native Hawaiin/other Pacific Islander
Unable to meet Minigrant Reviewer Requirements.
We are sorry, you do not meet the requirements to be a minigrant reviewer this year. For questions, please contact The Arts Alliance at firstname.lastname@example.org
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