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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: June 23, 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 for the Allan Slaight Juno Master Class (pictured) are now open.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: June 23, 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

 


 

30-Jun-22

Applications for Allan Slaight Juno Master Class

 


 

15-Jul-22

Submissions for Canadian Folk Music Awards

 


 

23-Jul-22

Applications to showcase at Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg

 


 

07-Aug-22

Applications for CMI Artist Manager Program

 


 

15-Sep-22

Submissions for SOCAN Foundation Canadian Music Assistance

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

6-8-Sept-22

Music Pro Summit

 


 

8-11-Sept-22

Canadian Country Music Week, Calgary, AB

 


 

13-18-Sept- 22

Americana conference and festival, Nashville, TN

 


 

28-Sept-Oct-2-22

BreakOut West festival and conference

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3-6-Nov-22

Nova Scotia Music Week, Sydney, Cape Breton

 


 

15-18-Nov-22

Mundial Montreal festival and conference

 


 

30-Mar-2-Apr-23

Canadian Folk Music Awards, Vancouver, BC

 


 

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Allison Russell at an interview with iHeartRadio for Billboard Canada Women in Music on June 19, 2024
Marc Thususka Photography

Allison Russell at an interview with iHeartRadio for Billboard Canada Women in Music on June 19, 2024

Awards

Allison Russell, Charlotte Cardin, DijahSB Shortlisted for 2024 Polaris Music Prize

The Beaches, rapper TOBi, indie experimentalist Cindy Lee, and previous winner Jeremy Dutcher are also amongst the ten artists in contention for the $50,000 prize, which recognizes the best Canadian album of the year based solely on artistic merit. See the whole list here.

Some of Canadian music's biggest breakthroughs of the last year are facing off for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize.

Charlotte Cardin for 99 Nights, The Beaches for Blame My Ex, Allison Russell for The Returner and Cindy Lee for Diamond Jubilee are among the ten artists shortlisted for the 2024 award, which recognizes the best Canadian album of the year.

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