FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Oct. 21, 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. Applications to showcase at Canadian Music Week 2020 (pictured) close on Dec. 15.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Oct. 21, 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 a 12-month period



Grants and Funding Deadlines


Now open

SOCAN Foundation Travel Assistance Program




Applications for 2020 NMC Artist in Residence program




Applications for Music BC Travel Grants




Applications for Radio Starmaker Fund




Applications for Canadian Blast showcase at SXSW 2020, Austin, TX




Applications to showcase at CMW 2020, Toronto, ON



Other Conferences and Business Opportunities



Festival 506 and Music NB Awards, Moncton, MB




Halifax Pop Explosion Conference, Halifax, NS




Nova Scotia Music Week, Truro, NS




indie Week, Toronto, ON




Unison Fund Holiday Schmoozefest, Toronto, ON



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Juno Week, Saskatoon, SK




ECMA Awards fest and conference, St. John's, NL





JazzAhead conference, Bremen, Germany




CMW fest and conference, Toronto, ON



Le timbre de Postes Canada à l'effigie d'Elisapie
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Le timbre de Postes Canada à l'effigie d'Elisapie

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Inuk Singer Elisapie Is On a Canada Post Stamp for National Indigenous Peoples Day

The stamp bearing the Polaris Prize-longlisted artist's image will be available starting June 21.

Elisapie is having a big week. Having just been named to the long list for the Polaris Prize with her covers album Inuktitut, the Inuk singer-songwriter and activist is being honoured by Canada Post.

Her portrait appears on a new stamp which is part of a series paying tribute to several Inuit, Métis and First Nations people who dedicate themselves to preserving their culture and improving the quality of life of different peoples. The stamps bearing the image of Elisapie will be available for National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 and are already available for pre-order.

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