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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: July 29, 2019

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. The Halifax Pop Explosion conference (pictured) is set for late October.

 

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: July 29, 2019

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

SOCAN Foundation Travel Assistance Program

 


 

7-Aug-19

Applications for Banff Centre indigenous performing arts residency

 


 

2-Aug-19

Submissions for it's Your Shot Contest

 


 

2-Aug-19

Applications for RBC Emerging Musician Program

 


 

22-Aug-19

Applications for Radio Starmaker funding

 


 

17-Oct-19

Applications for FACTOR Artist Dev, Juried Sound Recording Programs

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

10-15-Sept

Americana Festival and Conference, Nashville, TN

 


 

2-6 -Oct-19

Breakout West, Whitehorse, YK

 


 

24-25-Oct-19

Halifax Pop Explosion Conference, Halifax

 


 

13-17-Nov-19

indie Week, Toronto

 


 

3-4-Apr-20

Canadian Folk Music Awards, Charlottetown

 


 

6-12-May-20

Canadian Music Week conference & festival, Toronto

 


 

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Fixing The News Business Means Learning To Think Differently (Guest Column)

Change is coming quickly to the news industry, and innovation has to come just as quickly.

This is the second part of a series of guest columnsseeking answers to the financial issues that have plagued Canadian news organizations.

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