The Maryland State Arts Council is seeking panelists to review Grants for Organizations grant applications for the 2021 Fiscal year.Serving as a panelist is a great opportunity to learn about and support Maryland’s vibrant arts organizations and programs, while also learning about MSAC’s granting processes.What does a panelist do?Panelists play a vital role in the grants process of the Maryland State Arts Council.Panelists will:
- Review written grant applications online
- Conduct on-site interviews and phone evaluations to act as a more comprehensive advocate for assigned organizations in the panel discussion process
- Submit reports about your assigned applications prior to a mandatory spring Grants Review Panel Meeting
Overall, the panelist role requires an average commitment of 40 hours over the course of four months.Who can be a panelist?We rely on the wide array of arts experts and enthusiasts from across the state of Maryland to serve as panelists. Panelists are selected with a focus on diversity of experiences and diversity of location. Regardless of your connection to the arts, we encourage you to apply!How do I apply to be a panelist?Visit our website and fill out the application by September 26, 2019.Selected panelists are appointed by the Maryland State Arts Council for a one-year term, which may be renewed. Panelists will receive a modest honorarium and travel reimbursement for serving.