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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: May 26, 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. Dates for the 2023 Canadian Folk Music Awards (pictured) have been announced.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: May 26, 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

 


 

26-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

 


 

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

 

2-5-June-22

CMAOntario Festival & Awards, London, ON

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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

 


 

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

 


 

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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The Billboard Canada FYI Bulletin: Walk of Fame, Champagne & More

In this week's bulletin, Gary Slaight, Myles Goodwyn, and a tale of champagne, caviar and karaoke.

A Chip Off The Old Block

On Dec. 2, Canada's Walk of Fame’s Silver anniversary honoured a prominent list of Canadians at Toronto’s Metro Convention Centre, among them being Gary Slaight, who joins father Allan to become the first to have a familial name already on the distinguished list of honourees.

Allan and Gary set up The Slaight Family Foundation after selling Standard Broadcasting in 2007 for a billion-plus dollars and became the founding partner of the WoF back in 2008.

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