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 (eg. 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 (eg. draws for free instruction);
  • Must complete and submit an evaluation of the Recruitment Program and determine what worked and what did not.
  • Must provide Receipts for money spent.

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 appropriate Association by October.31. e.g. SWOSDA.,EOSARDA, T/D & NORTHERN ONTARIO
  • Must be received by the Ontario Square & Round Dance Federation by Dec. 31st;
  • Applications considered on a first come first serve basis;
  • Awards will be approved at the Boards Spring Meeting
  • Each Association, upon approval of application will mail  it to:

Jim & Gerry Sawtell
8 Eileen Crescent,
Stittsville ON
K2S 1M3

 

Recruitment Bursary Application Form

 

Recipients of Club Support Bursary:

2002
Eastern Ontario (EOSARDA)  Mississippi Squares – $200.00
Southwestern Ontario (SWOSDA)  Grand Squares Elora – $200.00

2005
Strathroy Swinging Duoes: SWPSDA – $200.00
Sunshine Squares;     EOSARDA  – $94.61
Tri-County Squares:    SWOSDA – $200.00