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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Aug. 3, 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 PEI's Golden Ticket (pictured) and Taking Care Of Business programs.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Aug. 3, 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

 


 

06-Aug-21

Submissions for Allan Slaight Juno Master Class

 


 

15-Aug-21

Applications for eMERGEnce Music Incubator

 


 

30-Aug-21

Submissions for Ontario Creates IDM Fund

 


 

31-Aug-21

Submissions for Music PEI Golden Ticket & TCOB programs

 


 

01-Oct-21

Submissions open for MVP Project funding Round 7

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02-Dec-21

Applications for FaCTOR Juried Sound Recording program

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

8-11-Sep-21

Music Pro Summit. Virtual

 


 

3-5-Sep-21

CMAOntario Awards and Festival, Ancaster, ON

 


 

22-25=Sep-21

AmericanaFest and Conference, Nashville, TN

 


 

9-13-Nov-21

Indie Week, Toronto, ON

 


 

27-30-Nov-21

CCMA Country Music Week, London, ON

 


 

2-6-Feb-22

BreakOut West, Winnipeg, MB

 


 

1-3-April-22

Canadian Folk Music Awards, Charlottetown, PEI

 


 

4-8-May-22

East Coast Music Awards, Fredericton, NB

 


 

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