Cultural Planning Award

Award Description:

The Award of Excellence – Cultural Planning recognizes a Canadian municipality* that has developed, adopted and implemented an excellent Culture Plan with a process that demonstrates outstanding visionary leadership and best practices in cultural planning or a Canadian municipality that has reviewed, revitalized and implemented a previously adopted Culture Plan.

Eligibility for Award:

This Award is open to a Canadian municipality* that developed, adopted and implemented a Culture Plan within 36 months of the Award Program submission deadline. (This Award is also open to a Canadian municipality that has reviewed, revitalized and implemented a previously adopted Culture Plan within 36 months of the Award Program submission deadline).

Award Criteria:
1. Demonstrates excellence in cultural planning practice;

2. Demonstrates the collaborative processes of public engagement using creative engagement tools and techniques; and shows the integration of the information gathered from the public process;

3. Embodies accessibility, diversity and inclusivity;

4. Identifies, assesses, and leverages the municipality’s cultural assets and resources;

5. Demonstrates a strategic integration with local government services;

6. Demonstrates an effective implementation strategy, including monitoring and evaluation, where applicable;

7. Contributes to vitality of the community through integration of all aspects of sustainability (cultural, social, economic and environmental);

8. Encourages an innovative approach and a vision relevant to the community.

 

∗ Includes eligible organizations as outlined in General Eligibility for all Awards.
o Municipal governments
o Regional governments
o Arts Councils
o Band Councils

 

HOW TO NOMINATE ONLINE

Step One - How It Works
This online process will allow you to submit your nomination online. It does not include a "save" function that would allow you to come back to your submission at a later date. Once you begin filling in the form you will need all your support materials and answers available in before closing the window.
 
Step Two - Review The Questions
Please review the questions and required supporting documents in advance. You can then prepare your submission in advance and submit online when you are ready.
 
Step Three - Complete and Submit Form
Click on the Form below. Complete the form, upload your support materials and click "Submit". 
Background Photo Credit:
Brantford International Villages Festival, Brantford, ON