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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: April 4, 2018

Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences for a career boost? Check our calendar and get into the groove. The SOCAN Foundation and TD have partnered on the new Indigenous Songwriting Awards, with an April 25 submission deadline.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: April 4, 2018

By Kerry Doole

Festivals and Conference Submission Deadlines

 

Now Open

CIMA Road Gold Certification: Applications now open. This program acknowledges the dedication and drive of Canada's touring artists and bands. It is awarded to those artists who have sold at least 25,000 tickets during their Canadian tour(s) over the course of any 12-month period

 


 

Grants and Funding Deadlines

 

Now open

SOCAN Foundation Travel Assistance Program

 


 

18-Apr-18

Ontario Music Fund, Company Development

 


 

25-Apr-18

Apply for TD Indigenous Songwriting Awards

 


 

31-May-18

FACTOR Artist Development Grants

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

20-Apr-18

Application for Music Export Canada mission to The Great Escape

 


 

7-9-May-18

ASCAP I Create Music Exp, Los Angeles, CA

 


 

7-13-May-18

Canadian Music Week, Toronto

 


 

17-19-May-18

Great Escape Festival, Brighton, UK

 


 

5-8-June-18

MIDEM Conference, Cannes, France

 


 

8-17-June-18

North by Northeast Festival, Toronto, ON

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24-26-Sept-18

Showcase PEI, Charlottetown, PEI

 


 

10-14-Oct-18

BreakOut West, Kelowna, BC

 


 

3-7-Oct-18

AC# Hip-Hop Fest & Conference, Atlanta, GA

 


 

6-11-Nov-18

Indie Week, Toronto, ON

 


 

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