St Johns County TDC ACH Grant Panel Positions

November 1, 2016

The St. Johns Tourist Development Council and the St Johns Cultural Council in St Augustine Florida seek individuals interested in serving on the Arts Culture and Heritage Grant Funding Panel. Non-resident Panel Members are reimbursed for travel expenses.

 

Approximately 35 applications are received annually from County non-profit arts culture and heritage organizations.  For FY 2017, $583,000 was awarded to 33 events and programs. Panel members are only responsible for scoring applications.  Actual dollar awards are made by mathematical calculation based on score and total amount available in the Grant pool.

 

Grants are funded through the Tourist Development Tax (bed tax) and support Cultural Tourism events and marketing.  A complete description of  the program and current Guidelines can be found at http://www.stjohnsculture.com/grants-awards/tdc-grants

 

The Panel position description is below.  Interested applicants may call the St Johns Cultural Council at 904-808-7330 or Thomas C. Filloramo, Administrative Coordinator, at

904-209-0308, or tfilloramo@sjcfl.us

 

Arts/ Culture / Heritage Funding Panel (6 vacancies):

 

Purpose of Committee: To review and evaluate proposals for St. Johns County not-for-profit

organizations which provide programming and events of a cultural, artistic or heritage nature that

will attract visitors and are enjoyed by residents.

 

Qualifications:

(3) of the vacancies are member positions who reside outside of St. Johns County with a

demonstrated interest in tourism/cultural development and promotion, one of the vacancies is for

an alternate member with voting privileges only in the absence of one or more regular

members.

 

(3) vacancies are regular member positions who reside within St. Johns County with a

demonstrated interest in tourism/cultural development and promotion.

Term: St. Johns County resident members serve two (2) year terms and non-residents serve one

year terms.

 

Meeting Schedule: This Panel meets quarterly (Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct) at the County Administration

Building, 500 San Sebastian View. Additional special meetings may be called, when needed,

particularly during budget preparation.

 

Questions: Questions can be directed to Thomas C. Filloramo, Administrative Coordinator, at

904-209-0308, or tfilloramo@sjcfl.us

 

Application Submission Deadline: December 9, 2016

 

Thank you.