FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines

In this weekly FYI feature, we keep you apprised of the deadlines you need to know about for music festival, conference, grant and funding applications. We trust you’ll find this of value.

Festivals and conference submission deadlines

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 

17 March: Deadline for project submissions to Womex, 25-29 October

Katowice, Poland

Info here

22 March: Deadline to apply to showcase at Americana Fest, 12-17 Sept.

Nashville, TN

Apply here

3 April: Deadline for applications to showcase at Mundial Montréal, North America’s World Music Summit, 14- 17 Nov. 

Montreal, PQ

Apply here

5 April: Deadline for submissions for Contact East, 21-24 Sept.

Membertou, Nova Scotia.

Apply here

30 April: Deadline for submissions for Canada’s Walk of Fame Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program.

Apply here

1 May: Submission deadline for CCMA Spotlight Performance Contest, Country Music Week 2017,  7-10 Sept.

Saskatoon, SK

Info here

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

Moncton, NB. 

Apply here

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

Montréal, PQ

Apply here

11 July: Deadline for submissions to perform at Indie Week Canada, Nov. 7-12. 

Toronto, ON

Apply here

 

Grants and Funding Deadlines31 March: Music BC Travel Grants. Apply 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

30 June:  Music BC Travel Grants. Apply here

 

Other conferences and business opportunities

10-19 March: South By Southwest Conference and Festivals

Austin, TX.

Info here

16-18 March: Babel Med Music

Marseilles, France

Info here

31 March - 1 April: Juno Fest

Ottawa, ON

Info here

2 April: Juno Awards, Canadian Tire Centre

Ottawa, ON

Info here

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

Owen Sound, ON

Info here

18-22 April: Canadian Music Week

Toronto, ON

Info here

19 April: Live Music Industry Awards, presented by the El Mocambo, as part of CMW

Toronto, ON

Info here

19 April: Canadian Radio Music Awards, at CMW

Toronto, ON

Info here

19 April: Startup Launch Pad - a pitch competition for music industry startups. At the Sheraton Centre Hotel, part of CMW

Toronto, ON

Info here

20 April: Music and Broadcast Industry Awards, at CMW

Toronto, ON

Info here

20-23 April: Chicago International Music and Movies Festival

Chicago, IL

Info here 

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

Saint John, NB

Info here

26-27 April: The third SOCAN Song House workshops at the 2017 East Coast Music Awards: Festival & Conference

Info here

27-30 April: Jazzahead

Bremen, Germany

Info here

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

Nashville, TN

Info here

18-20 May: The Great Escape

Brighton/London, UK

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 

7-10 September: PotashCorp Country Music Week 2017

Saskatoon, SK

Info here

12-17 Sept.: Americana Fest

Nashville, NV

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

25-29 October: WOMEX

Katowice, Poland

Info here

7-12 November: Indie Week Canada. Live showcases, industry judging, demo listening sessions, mentorships, sponsored stages and more.

Toronto, ON

Info here

 

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