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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines, May 22, 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. Submissions for the prestigious It's Your Shot contest (pictured) are now being accepted.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines, May 22, 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 a12-month period.

 


 

Grants and Funding Deadlines

 

Now open

SOCAN Foundation Travel Assistance Program

 


 

31-May-19

Applications for CIMA Canadian Blast, Americana fest, Nashville

 


 

28-Jun-19

Submissions for Canadian Folk Music Awards, Charlottetown, April 3-4, 2020

 


 

28-Jun-19

Applications for Artist Entrepreneur West, Calgary, AB, Nov. 4 - Dec. 6

 


 

2-Aug-19

Submissions for Slaight Music's it's Your Shot Contest

 


 

17-Oct-19

Applications for FACTOR Artist Development & Juried Sound Recording Programs

 


 

 

 

 


 

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

4-7-June-19

MIDEM, Cannes

 


 

7-16-June

North by Northeast festival and conference, Toronto, ON

 


 

2-6-Oct-19

BreakOut west, Whitehorse, YK

 


 

13-17-Nov-19

Indie Week

 


 

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Kate Bush attends a champagne reception at the 60th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards at the London Palladium on November 30, 2014 in London, England.
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Kate Bush attends a champagne reception at the 60th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards at the London Palladium on November 30, 2014 in London, England.

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