Decision-making for Funding Programs

Decision-making for Funding Programs

Need help? Contact your Program Officer.

Program officers are available to assist you with your application and answer any questions about their programs. Names and contact information are included in the funding program overviews.

Meet the people involved in the decision-making.

Peer Selection Committees are composed of members of the culture sector who review applications and make recommendations to the Minister on which applications should be supported.  They are used for the following programs:

Cultural and Youth Activities Program;

Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program;

Operating Assistance to Cultural Organizations; and

Strategic Development Initiative


Current Panelists (PDF 67 KB)


Interested in getting involved?

Members of the culture community are invited to participate in the decision-making for the above noted funding programs.  Please contact the Program Officer if you are interested in participating on a peer assessment panel.

Supporting our culture and heritage, while investing in our own creative class, contributes to Nova Scotia's vital creative economy.