February 10

Canadian Music Publishers Association – Women In The Studio Program

Canadian Music Publishers Association is pleased to announce our Women in the Studio program for 2019. This year we are proud to be offering curated production-related opportunities and experiences to five producer-songwriters. The ideal candidates are: • already working producer-songwriters who identify as women • producer-songwriters do not need to be on your roster to … Continued

February 18

SOCAN – Work Commissioning Assistance

Grants are provided to assist individuals, corporations, performers, ensembles, and presenters to commission SOCAN members to create new works in all genres of music. The intent of this program is to reach beyond local, regional, provincial, and federal arts council funding bodies and encourage other members of our community (individuals, organizations or companies) to commission new musical works.

February 18

SOCAN – Canadian Music Assistance

Generally, this program only funds a small portion of the applicant’s budget. Minimum grant level is $1,000. Historically, the average Canadian Music Assistance grant is $1,500. Applicants with a long track record of successful applications to the SOCAN Foundation’s Canadian Music Assistance program may be invited to enter into a Sponsorship Agreement with the SOCAN Foundation. Historically, the average Sponsorship amount is $5,000. Applicants may receive no more than one (1) application to this program per calendar year.

February 3

Apply to Play: Launch Music Conference and Festival in Lancaster, PA

Featuring a schedule packed full of Panels, Seminars, Parties, Events and Performances, the Conference portion of LAUNCH provides a unique opportunity for artists, music industry professionals and fans to meet, network and further their careers from the up-and-coming artist to the seasoned music industry veteran.

February 16

APTN – Indigenous Music Industry in Canada Needs Your Input For Success

The National Indigenous Music Impact Study is looking at the strengths, challenges and opportunities in the music industry. The goal of the study is to help the industry grow. Support the future of Indigenous music in Canada by completing the survey.

January 15


The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) will organize our first ever Showcase and Business mission to Portugal for the 2019 edition of Westway LAB which will take place in Guimarães, Portugal from April 10-13. The mission will include a showcase for Canadian artists, a country focus panel, a Meet the Canadians B2B session and more.