PROCESS FOR APPLYING FOR AND APPROVING RECRUITMENT BURSARY:

  • Interested clubs fill out the Recruitment Bursary Application Form;
  • The completed applications are forwarded to the clubs Association;
  • Applications are screened for basic criteria by the Associations and applications which have been preliminarily approved are forwarded, with comments, to Federation Director. (see below);
  • The Federation has final approval over which clubs will receive a Recruitment Bursary.

CRITERIA FOR APPROVING CLUBS FOR THE RECRUITMENT BURSARY PROGRAM:

  • Must possess an outstanding, organized and well planned member recruitment program;
  • Must show evidence of going beyond the call of duty by utilizing unusual or creative ways of recruiting new members (For Example: by doing more than just handing out occasional flyers.);
  • Must have a system for gathering contact information from potential new recruits for the purpose of doing follow up calls (For Example: draws for free instruction);
  • Must complete and submit an evaluation of the Recruitment Program and determine what worked and what did not.
  • Must provide Detailed Receipts for money spent.  It is advantageous to include copies of Flyers, Local Newspaper Advertisements, social Media Promotions, etc.

OTHER REMARKS:

  • Clubs are to use their own funds for promotion activities;
  • Maximum Bursary set at $200.00 per club with a maximum of $1,000.00;
  • Submit to your Association. – EOSARDA, T&D, SWOSDA, NORTHERN ONTARIO, etc;
  • Must be received by the Ontario Square & Round Dance Federation by December 31st;
  • Applications considered on a first come first served basis;
  • Awards will be approved at the Boards Spring Meeting
  • Each Association, upon approval of application will mail  it to:

Jim & Gerry Sawtell OR cuergerry@gmail.com
8 Eileen Crescent,
Stittsville ON
K2S 1M3

Recruitment Bursary Application Form