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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Feb. 28, 2022

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. Applications to showcase at the important folk and world music event Mundial Montreal (pictured) are now open.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Feb. 28, 2022

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

Applications for SOCAN Foundation Relief Fund

 


 

Now open

Applications for FACTOR Comprehensive Artist program

 


 

Now open

Applications for SOCAN Foundation Travel Grants

 


 

15-Mar-22

Applications to showcase at Mundial Montreal

 


 

31-Mar-22

Applications to showcase at New Skool Rules

 


 

19-May-22

Applications for Radio Starmaker Funding, Round 83

 


 

05-Jun-22

Applications for CMI Artist Entrepreneur Program

 


 

06-Jun-22

Applications to play at M for Montreal

 


 

30-Jun-22

Submissions for SOCAN Foundation Her Music awards

 


 

07-Aug-22

Applications for CMI Artist Manager Program

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

1-3-Apr-22

Canadian Folk Music Awards, Charlottetown, PE

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4-8_May-22

ECMAs, Fredericton, NB

 


 

9-15-May-22

Juno Week and Awards, Toronto, ON

 


 

18-22-May-22

Folk Alliance International conference, Kansas City, MO

 


 

6-11-June-22

Canadian Music Week festival & conference, Toronto, ON

 


 

14-19-June-22

NXNE Festival, Toronto, ON

 


 

17-20-June-22

TBS Blues Summit & Maple Blues Awards, Toronto, ON

 


 

28-Sept-Oct 2-22

BreakOutWest, Calgary, AB

 


 

13-17-Sept-22

Americana fest, Nashville, TN

 


 

16-19-Nov-22

M for Montreal festival and conference

 


 

15-18-Nov-22

Mundial Montreal festival and conference

 


 

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