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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Nov. 2, 2020

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 next deadline for applications for the Ontario Music Investment Fund (pictured) is Dec. 16.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Nov. 2, 2020

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

 


 

12-Nov-20

Applications for FACTOR Artist Development grants

 


 

19-Nov-20

Applications for Radio Starmaker Fund

 


 

16-Dec-20

Applications for Ontario Music Investment Fund - OMIF

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

10-14-Nov-20

Indie Week, virtual version

 


 

23-24-Nov-20

Mundial Montreal, Montreal, PQ

 


 

18-21-Nov-20

M for Montreal, Montreal, PQ

 


 

22-25-Feb-21

Folk Alliance - Folk Unlocked, virtual conference

 


 

5-9-May-21

ECMAs, Sydney, NS

 


 

11-20-Jun-21

NXNE festival, Toronto, ON

 


 

6-12-Sept-21

CCMA Country Music Week and awards, London, ON

 


 

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