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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Sept. 21, 2023

Festivals and Conference Submission Deadlines

 

 FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Sept. 21, 2023

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 Songwriter Development Program

 


 

Now open

Applications for SOCAN Foundation Relief Fund

 


 

Now open

Applications for SOCAN Foundation Travel Grants

 


 

15-Oct-23

Submissions for TD Indigenous Songwriter Award

 


 

03-Nov-23

Submissions for Canada House at Great Escape 2024

 


 

16-Nov-23

Deadline for applications for Radio Starmaker funding

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

11-15-Oct-23

BreakOutWest fest and conference, Kelowna, BC

 


 

12-15-Oct-23

Folk Music Ontario conference and awards

 


 

6-9-Nov-23

Indie Week online conference

 


 

9-11-Nov-23

VenuexVenue conference and festival, London, ON

 


 

15-18-Nov-23

M For Montreal conference and festival

 


 

12-Feb-24

Maple Blues Awards, Toronto, ON

 


 

21-25-Feb-24

Folk Alliance, Kansas City

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8-16-Mar-24

SXSW festival and conference, Austin, TX

 


 

21-24-Mar-24

2024 Juno Week and Awards, Halifax, NS

 


 

4-7-Apr-24

Canadian Folk Music Awards, St. John's, NL

 


 

1-5-May-24

East Coast Music Week & Awards, Charlottetown, PEI

 


 

3-5-Jun-24

Canadian Music Week, Toronto, ON

 


 

12-16-Jun-24

North By Northeast festival, Toronto, ON

 


 

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Allison Russell at an interview with iHeartRadio for Billboard Canada Women in Music on June 19, 2024
Marc Thususka Photography

Allison Russell at an interview with iHeartRadio for Billboard Canada Women in Music on June 19, 2024

Awards

Allison Russell, Charlotte Cardin, DijahSB Shortlisted for 2024 Polaris Music Prize

The Beaches, rapper TOBi, indie experimentalist Cindy Lee, and previous winner Jeremy Dutcher are also amongst the ten artists in contention for the $50,000 prize, which recognizes the best Canadian album of the year based solely on artistic merit. See the whole list here.

Some of Canadian music's biggest breakthroughs of the last year are facing off for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize.

Charlotte Cardin for 99 Nights, The Beaches for Blame My Ex, Allison Russell for The Returner and Cindy Lee for Diamond Jubilee are among the ten artists shortlisted for the 2024 award, which recognizes the best Canadian album of the year.

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