FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Oct. 13, 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. Music NL's Celebration Week (pictured) is set for the end of this month.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Oct. 13, 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




Applications for FACTOR Support for Eligible Music Companies




Applications for FACTOR Juried Sound Recording




Applications for Radio Starmaker funding Round 85




Applications for FACTOR Artist Development Grants



Other Conferences and Business Opportunities



Music NL Celebration Week, Corner Brook, NL




Indie Week conference




M for Montreal festival and conference




Folk Alliance International conference, Kansas City, MO




South By Southwest fest and conference, Austin, TX





Canadian Folk Music Awards, Vancouver, BC



3-7-May -23

East Coast Music Awards, Halifax, NS



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