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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: May 27, 2021

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. Keep in mind that pandemic fears are likely to affect some of the events listed. The international hip-hop summit New Skool Rules (pictured) takes place virtually this week.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: May 27, 2021

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

Passport: Music Export Summit

 


 

Now open

Applications for Live Music Events Funding Program - FACTOR

 


 

Now open

Applications for SOCAN Foundation Relief Fund

 


 

Now open

Applications for FACTOR Comprehensive Artist program

 


 

Now open

Submissions to showcase at Contact East 2021

 


 

10-Jun-21

Artist submissions for BreakOut West

 


 

28-May-21

Applications for Everything Forever Artist Development Grants

 


 

29-Jul-21

Applications for Ontario Music Investment Fund, Global Market Dev.

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

28-30-May-21

New Skool Rules conference. Virtual

 


 

06-Jun-21

Juno Awards

 


 

8-12-June-21

International Indigenous Music Summit. Virtual

 


 

9-13-June-21

East Coast Music Awards. Virtual

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22-23-June-21

CIMA Business Summit

 


 

15-Sep-21

CMAOntario Awards, Ancaster, ON

 


 

23-26-Sept-21

Contact East, Moncton, NB

 


 

27-30-Nov-21

CCMA Country Music Week, London, ON

 


 

2-6-Feb-22

BreakOut West festival and conference, Winnipeg, MB

 


 

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