FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines

In this weekly FYI feature, we keep you apprised of all the deadlines you need to know about for applications for music festivals and conferences, grants and funding opportunities. We trust you’ll find this of value.

Festivals and conference submission deadlines

 

17 February: Deadline for artist applications for The Great Escape festival, May 18-20.

Brighton, England

Apply here 

13 March: Deadline for submissions for Break Out West festival Sept. 13-17

Edmonton, AB:

Apply here

18-22 April: Canadian Music Week

Toronto, ON

Applications to perform can be submitted here

8 May: Submission deadline for Festival (506) showcase, Oct.  12-15.

Moncton, NB. 

Submit here

13 May: Deadline for applications to perform at POP Montréal 2017, Sept. 13-17

Montréal, PQ

Submit here

 

Grants and Funding Deadlines

16 February: Radio Starmaker is accepting applications for its next funding round. Info here 

24 February: Music BC Travel Grants. Here

28 February: Canada Council Audience and Market Development Travel Grants. These assist Canadian professional artists to develop their careers and reach new audiences and markets in Canada and internationally. Here

28 February: Annual Artist Profile Review – FACTOR. Info here

9 March: MuchFACT Video & Digital Tools. Info here

4 May: MuchFACT Video & Digital Tools. Info here

10 May: Canada Council Circulation and Touring. Info here 

1 June: BC Music Fund Live Music. Apply here

 

Other conferences and business opportunities

CIMA is now taking registrations for its annual trade mission to SXSW. Register here

CIMA Road Gold Certification: Applications now open. This program acknowledges the dedication and drive of Canada's touring artists and bands. It is awarded to those artists who have sold at least 25,000 tickets during their Canadian tour(s) over the course of any 12-month period. Apply here  

15-19 February: Folk Alliance International

Kansas City. MO

Info here

16 February: Submissions deadline for The 2017 Indigenous Music Awards, to be presented on 19 May.

Winnipeg, MB

Submit here 

23-25 February: ShiftChange: Festival Perspectives from Atlantic Canada and Beyond.

Halifax, NS

Info here

26 February: Summerfolk Music Biz Tune Up Workshop with Julia Train.

Owen Sound, ON. 

Info here

26 February: JAZZ.FM91 and TD present a Music Business Seminar for musicians and artists - Business Chops for Musicians

Toronto, ON

Info here

27 February: Deadline for nominations for CIMA’s 2017 Celebration & Awards Gala. Date and venue TBA.

Submit here

1 March: Harvard Broadcasting Exposure Travel Grant: For Alberta artists and industry members. Assists with travel/accommodation costs for Tours and Showcases/ Conferences, Domestic and International. Apply here

6 March: Startup Launch Pad - a pitch competition for music industry startups. The competition will take place on April 19 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel, part of CMW

Toronto, ON

Submit here

6 March: Submissions for the third SOCAN Song House workshops at the 2017 East Coast Music Awards: Festival & Conference, April 26-27, 2017

Saint John, NB.

Submit here

10-19 March: South By Southwest Conference and Festivals

Austin, TX.

Info here

2 April: Summerfolk Music Biz Tune Up Workshop with Andrea Ramolo.

Owen Sound, ON

Info here

22 April: Guitar and songwriting workshop with Derry Grehan (Honeymoon Suite) and Sean Kelly (Lee Aaron)

Airdrie, AB

Info here

26-30 April:  East Coast Music Week, including ECMA Awards, Festival and Industry Conference

Saint John, NB

Info here

15-18 May: The Music Business Association's Music Biz 2017 convention at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel.

Nashville, TN

Info here

5-9 June:  A2IM Indie Week 2017. Showcase and B2B opportunities

New York CITY, NY

 Info here 

6-9 June: MIDEM, the International B2B Music Market

Cannes, France.

Info here

16-25 June: North By Northeast (NXNE).

Toronto, ON

Info here 

13-17 September: The 15th Annual BreakOut West (BOW) music conference, festival and awards

Edmonton, AB

Info here

13-17 September POP Montréal 2017

Montréal, PQ

Info here

 

 

 

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