- Category: Musique
Canada Council for the Arts
The Canada Council for the Arts supports the development of individuals, groups, ensembles, orchestras and other Canadian music professionals. Besides tours, festivals and concert production, the Music Section supports a host of related activities such as residencies and commissioning of Canadian compositions. To consult the list of grants: http://www.canadacouncil.ca/grants-and-prizes.aspx
Each year, the Grants and Prizes Section of the Canada Council for the Arts awards grants and prizes to over 200 Canadian artists and researchers for their contribution to the arts, humanities and sciences in Canada. Many of these awards are funded by individuals and awarded in perpetuity in memory of the donors. Others, such as the Governor General's Literary Awards, are funded and administered by the Council. To consult the list: http://www.canadacouncil.ca/grants-and-prizes.aspx
The Fondation Musicaction is a non-profit organization that encourages the development of music through financial support for production, marketing of sound recordings and joint initiatives to help promote Canadian artists.
4385 Saint-Hubert Street, Suite 2
Montréal, Québec H2J 2X1
(514) 861-8444 / 1-800-861-5561
- Production of an album (in french only)
- Production and promotion of titles (in french only)
- Marketing (in french only)
- Live performances (in french only)
- Soliciting (in french only)
- Management (in french only)
- Access to the Quebec stage (in french only)
- Music showcases (in french only)
- Development of digital markets (in french only)
- Development of international markets (in french only)
SOCAN manages performing rights to ensure that its members – music creators and publishers – are paid royalties for public communication and performance of their music through licensing agreements with anyone who performs live music or broadcasts recorded music, at rates set by the Copyright Board of Canada.
45 Alderney Road, Suite 802, Queen Square
Dartmouth, NS B2Y 2N6
firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of independent Canadian musical artists. The Foundation manages contributions from radio stations and two components of Canadian Heritage's Canada Music Fund. FACTOR provides support for artists, authors, managers, labels and distributors through various programs in order to contribute to the development of the Canadian music industry.
30 Commercial Road
Toronto, Ontario M4G 1Z4
(416) 696-2215 / 1-877-696-2215
Fonds Radiostar is a financial aid program supporting projects to promote and market French-language vocal music albums in Canada.
4385 Saint-Hubert Street, #2,
Montréal, QC H2J 2X1
1-800-861-5561 / Fax: (514) 861-4423
Les Caisses populaires acadiennes
The Caisses populaires acadiennes movement sometimes helps Acadian artists with $5,000 grants for the production of their albums.
MaxFACT is a private funding program that promotes the production of Québec and Canadian music videos in French and of music videos by Québec artists in languages other than French or English. The music videos have to be produced by Canadian record labels. MaxFACT has two financial aid programs: MusiMAX and MusiquePlus.
1800 McGill Avenue, Suite 1600
Montréal, QC H3A 3J6
Canadian Heritage - Canada Music Fund
The Canadian music industry includes a wide range of creators and entrepreneurs who create, produce and market Canadian music that is original and diverse. In order to assist the industry in undertaking new challenges, the government of Canada created the Canada Music Fund (CMF). The CMF is the main implementation tool for the Canadian Sound Recording Policy, From Creators to Audience. The Canada Music Fund is made up five complementary components, each making its own unique contribution to achieving the objectives listed above: Creators' Assistance; New Musical Works; Collective Initiatives; Music Entrepreneur; Canadian Music Memories.
Department of Canadian Heritage, Music Policy and Programs
25 Eddy Street, 25-8-S
Gatineau, Québec K1A 0M5
1 866 811-0055
PEI Council of the Arts
The Council offers three grant programs: professional development, creation and production, dissemination and presentation.
115 Richmond Street
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 1H7
NB Arts Board
The New Brunswick Arts Board is an independent arts funding organization that nurtures and promotes artistic creation and managing funding programs for professional artists in the province.
The Board offers various grant programs: Career Development, Creation, Documentation, Artist In Residence, Arts Scholarships, Creative Residencies NB-QC, Creative Residencies NB-MB, NB Regional Arts Funding.
61 Carleton Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 3T2
(506) 444-4444 / 1-866-460-ARTS (2787)
Music Industry Development Grant (MID)
MID was created to support the development and growth of the music industry in New Brunswick through the sound recording of musical works and the marketing and promotion of these works to encourage artistic expression with commercial potential. MID has four components: Album Production, Marketing and Promotion, Business and Professional Development for Music Industry Professionals, Emerging Artist.
Department of Wellness, Culture and Sport, Arts Development Branch
Attention: Music Industry Development Program
250 King Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 9M9
Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage of Nova Scotia
The Nova Scotia government channels various grant programs for musical artists through this Department.
The Nova Scotia Talent Trust
Bursaries are offered to students of the arts.
PO Box 575
Halifax, NS B3J 2R7
MusicNL manages four grant programs for musicians or music makers: Demo Grants, Market Access, Professional Development, Sound Recording Program.
186 Duckworth Street
St. John's, NL A1C 1G5
Fax: (709) 754-5758
City of St. John's Arts Grant
The provincial capital offers annual grants to artists and arts organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts
The Canada Council for the Arts supports the development of individuals, groups, ensembles, orchestras and other Canadian music professionals. Besides tours, festivals and concert production, the Music Section supports a host of related activities such as residencies and commissioning of Canadian compositions.
- Grants to Professional Musicians - Individuals
- Travel Grants to Professional Musicians - Individuals
- Professional Promotion Program: Project grants for artists
- Aboriginal Peoples Music Program
- Touring Grants
- International Touring Grants for Music (pilot project)
- Travel Grants for Music Festivals
- Non-Classical Music and Classical Chamber Music Concert Rehearsal and Production Grants: Project grants
- Non-Classical Music and Classical Chamber Music Concert Rehearsal and Production Grants: Annual funding
- Music Project Grants: Artists and Community Collaboration Program
- Commissioning of Canadian Compositions
- Residencies for Composers and Conductors
- Grants to Professional Choirs: Project grants
- Grants to Professional Orchestras: Annual funding
- New Music Program: Project grants
- New Music Program: Annual funding
- Grants to Professional Choirs: Project grants
- Grants to Professional Orchestras: Annual funding and multi-year funding
- Opera/Music Theatre Program: Project grants
- Opera/Music Theatre Program: Annual funding
- Project Grants for Music Festival Programming
- The Flying Squad Program: Organizational assistance
- Visiting Foreign Artists Program: Inter-Arts, media arts, music, theatre, visual arts, and writing and publishing
- Alberta Creative Development Initiative: Grants to Individual Candidates
- Alberta Creative Development Initiative: Grants to Organizations
- Artists and Community Collaboration Program (ACCP)