FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines, Aug. 09, 2021

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? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Keep in mind that ongoing pandemic fears may affect some of the events listed. Applications are now open for Music Nova Scotia's Tour and Showcase Support programs.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines,  Aug. 09, 2021

By Kerry Doole

Festivals and Conference Submission Deadlines


Now Open

CIMA Road Gold certification. Awarded to artists selling at least 25K tickets during their Canadian tour(s) over a 12-month period



Grants and Funding Deadlines


Now open

Canada Council Grants



Now open

FACTOR Songwriting Development Program



Now open

Passport: Music Export Summit



Now open

Applications for Live Music Events Funding Program - FACTOR



Now open

Applications for SOCAN Foundation Relief Fund



Now open

Applications for FACTOR Comprehensive Artist program



Now open

Submissions to showcase at Contact East 2021



Now open

Applications for SOCAN Foundation Travel Grants




Applications for Music Nova Scotia Tour & Showcase Support grants




Applications for eMERGEnce Music Incubator




Submissions for Ontario Creates IDM Fund




Submissions for Music PEI Golden Ticket & TCOB programs




Submissions open for MVP Project funding Round 7





Applications for FaCTOR Juried Sound Recording program



Other Conferences and Business Opportunities



Music Pro Summit. Virtual




CMAOntario Awards and Festival, Ancaster, ON




AmericanaFest and Conference, Nashville, TN




Indie Week, Toronto, ON




CCMA Country Music Week, London, ON




BreakOut West, Winnipeg, MB




Canadian Folk Music Awards, Charlottetown, PEI




East Coast Music Awards, Fredericton, NB



DeMar Derozan in Kendrick Lamar's 'Not Like Us' Music Video

DeMar Derozan in Kendrick Lamar's 'Not Like Us' Music Video

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