Artists for Community Engagement: 2011 ACE Awards Toronto - Nominations to August 5

From a media release:

For Immediate Release:  July 18, 2011            
2011 ACE Awards Accepting Nominations
Deadline August 5, 2011

Who are the leaders in arts and culture in your community? Help us recognize and celebrate their achievements! Nominate an artist or group for an ACE Award and $2,000 prize!  The 2011 Artists for Community Engagement Awards focus on the arts, community collaboration and cultural diversity in Toronto.

To nominate an artist or group for an ACE Award, fill out a nomination form and submit it to the Neighbourhood Arts Network with the relevant documentation by August 5th.

• For the full info package and nomination form, please visit or contact

The TD ‘ACE Opportunities’ Award, sponsored by TD Bank Group, celebrates artists working with culturally diverse communities to increase youth access to arts and culture. This award comes with a cash prize of $2,000.

The ICC ‘ACE Impact’ Award, sponsored by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, celebrates arts organizations who have made a significant contribution to community transformation and cultural diversity while working in partnership with culturally diverse communities. This award comes with a cash prize of $2,000.

The ACE Awards are the result of a partnership between Toronto Arts Foundation’s Neighbourhood Arts Network and the 2010 DiverseCity Fellows a leadership and city-building project of the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance and Maytree Foundation.  

For more information on the awards, please visit or contact Skye Louis at 416.392.6802 x212,

About Us
A project of the Toronto Arts Foundation, the Neighbourhood Arts Network is the place where arts and community engagement meet in Toronto. We catalyze new discussions and relationships. We collect research and share information. We help artists and community organizations do what they do best: enrich Toronto and transform it into a more vibrant, beautiful, liveable city.

Launched in January 2009, DiverseCity Fellows is part of DiverseCity: The Greater Toronto Leadership Project (DiverseCity) and is one of eight initiatives designed to diversify the Toronto region’s leadership landscape. DiverseCity is a joint initiative of two organizations, the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance (formerly the Toronto City Summit Alliance) and Maytree Foundation. DiverseCity is funded in part by the Government of Ontario. To learn more, please visit