We are lucky here in Canada to have access to funds from all levels of government and private enterprises to support the arts. The list and links below are to funding, investment, and awards programs focused on supporting artists and industry professionals in the music industry in Atlantic Canada, with some cross-over into film, dance, and other creative arts disciplines.
Halifax Regional Municipality events grants
Music Nova Scotia Investment Program
Arts Nova Scotia grants and awards
Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage funding programs, grants, and awards
Music PEI programs
PEI Arts Grants program
Music New Brunswick Music Industry Development (MID) Program
Music NL funding opportunities
SOCAN Foundation grants for creators, music publishers, and individuals
Canada Council for the Arts grants
Canadian Heritage funding – culture, history and sport
I’m always interested to talk with people about these programs – and to learn about new ones. If you would like to share in the knowledge, contact me today!
Links updated February 19, 2019