Internal Funding


This funding program is designed to provide assistance to members to improve creative skills, to gain greater knowledge of the music industry and to conduct business that seeks to promote and market MusicNL members outside the province

December 8

FUNDING: Artist Development

This funding supports artists in all stages of project development from creation to marketing. Diverse artists and genres in demos, EP's, full-length sound recordings, marketing and promotion materials are eligible.


This touring funding is designed to assist export-ready, independent artist development outside of the province; to increase awareness locally, nationally and internationally of provincially produced music as an art form and as a viable industry

External Funding

January 25

FACTOR: Artist Development /Juried Sound Recording


The SOCAN Foundation, founded in 1992, is dedicated to fostering musical creativity and promoting a better understanding of the role of music creators in today's society. The Foundation is an independent organization guided by its own board of directors. The board, which consists of

August 1


MuchFACT considers applications requesting co-financing for music videos and music related content six times a year. Applications are judged by a committee, and successful applicants receive non-recoupable award

August 1


The Canada Council for the Arts is a federal, arm's-length Crown corporation created by an Act of Parliament in 1957 (Canada Council for the Arts Act) "to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts." The Canada Council offers a broad range of

August 1


The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC) supports a variety of granting programs, office administration, and communications. It also seeks support from the public and private sector. It supports these artistic disciplines: dance, film, multidiscipline, music, theatre, visual art, and writing.

Awards and Showcases

Other Opportunities

Open Mic @ The Ship

Every Monday night, MusicNL presents a weekly open mic night at The Ship Pub (265 Duckworth Street)   Every week, one of our members will kick off the night with a couple songs, then open up the stage to anyone who wants to get up and play a tune (or two or three!).   It’s a … Continued

Call for Expressions of Interest: MusicNL Awards Producer/Director

Each year, Music Newfoundland & Labrador (MusicNL) presents an Awards Show as part of our annual Music Week & Conference. The Awards Show features live performances from several artists/groups and Awards are presented.   Producer/Director: MusicNL is seeking expressions of interest from qualified individuals to produce and direct the 2017 MusicNL Awards Show which will … Continued

May 19

MusicNL Is Hiring!

MUSICNL IS HIRING FOR MUSICNL WEEK 2017!   VOLUNTEER, YOUTH ENGAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION – 1 POSITION Duration:       52 weeks Wage:           $524.00 per week Employer:      Music Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (Music NL) We will need one (1) candidate who will identify the volunteer requirements for the full … Continued


UPLOAD APPLICATION HERE CALL FOR PARTICIPATION MAY/JUNE 2017 The Nickel & MusicNL Music Video Incubator is an exciting new project to help local artists create high quality music videos. Evolving out of the 48 HR Challenge, this incubator encourages networking across disciplines, and fosters the development and talent of filmmakers in our province while also … Continued

May 15

FolkNorth 2017 – Dec 1-3 – Toronto – Showcase Applications Open Until May 15

3 Days,  30 Showcases, 30 Export Buyers December 1 to December 3, 2017 Toronto, ON As part of its ongoing work to build the Canadian folk music industry, Folk Music Canada is proud to announce the second edition of FolkNorth, an export-focused showcase event taking place in Toronto from December 1 to 3, 2017.    The … Continued

May 31

Invitation for Canadian Musicians to join the Canada C3 Expedition!

Canada C3 – A Canada 150 Signature Project   From Geoff Green, C.M. Expedition Leader, Canada C3 Founder & Executive Director, Students on Ice Foundation; “It is my pleasure to invite Canadian musicians to join the Canada C3 – Coast to Coast to Coast expedition, a Canada 150 signature project taking place in 2017, led by … Continued

May 27

Mr. H Presents… Make Music Happen Conference 4

   Mr. H Presents… Make Music Happen Conference (4) at Corner Brook Regional High   Contact: Paul Heppleston B.A., B.Ed. Company: Mr. H Presents Phone: 709-640-7625 Email: Location: Corner Brook Regional High Date: Saturday, May 27th and Sunday, May 28th Mr. H Presents, in partnership with MusicNL, is holding the fourth Make Music Happen songwriting … Continued

May 5

Bell Media Songwriter’s Challenge

The Bell Media Songwriter Challenge is an opportunity for songwriters across the province of Newfoundland and Labrador to hone their skills via a series of engaging workshops and panels with renowned industry professionals. The two-day event culminates in a Songwriters’ Circle that is open to the public on Sunday, June 4, 2017.

ECMA Conference in Saint John, New Brunswick

The 2017 ECMAs – Industry Conference powered by Marcato Our Music Means Business. The 2017 ECMAs Industry Conference is the premiere destination for all Atlantic Canadian artists and industry professionals. It is a place for artists and members to connect with international guest delegates and educators, offer mentorship and be mentored by peers and industry experts, and … Continued

April 28


MusicNL is running a contest in tandem with the Canadian Country Music Association ® (CCMA®) for your chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play alongside Canada's brightest country music stars and most cherished legends during the Canadian country music industry's largest annual event.