Deadlines & Opportunities

Thanks for checking out our deadlines page! We try to update the deadlines on Fridays. If you have a professional deadline you want to be considered for inclusion, please email info@manitobamusic.com.

Manitoba Music Opportunities

Call for Hosts: Open Mic Night | Deadline: Aug 18 at 4PM 

Call for Submissions: Come Together | Canada’s Artist Showcase & Music Industry Development Initiative | Deadline: Aug 21 at 10:59PM CT

Manitoba Music Members Survey | Deadline: Aug 26

Market Access Fund | Deadlines: Sep 2, Nov 4, Feb 10

Volunteers | Deadline: Ongoing

Indigenous Virtual Song Camps | Deadline: Ongoing

MONITOR MIX Peer Mentor Groups 2022 | Deadline: Ongoing

New Music Night l Deadline: Ongoing

Madwewetoon Guest Curators | Deadline: Ongoing

Manitoba Music Spotlight Series | Deadline: Ongoing

Manitoba Music Song of the Week | Deadline: Ongoing (Updated Thursdays)

Manitoba Music Spotify Playlist | Deadline: Ongoing (Updated Fridays)

Calls for Submissions & Other Opportunities 

Wall-to-Wall Mentorship Program (Ages 15 - 29) | Deadline: Rolling / Until full

Creative Manitoba's Professional Mentorship Program | Deadline: Aug 19

TikTok Accelerator for Indigenous Creators | Deadline: Sep 15

Keychange Talent Development Programme | Deadline: Sep 28

Women in Music Canada Directory | Deadline: Ongoing

The Good Will Call for Creators | Deadline: Ongoing

Showcase Opportunities

SXSW | Deadline: Oct 7

Performance Opportunities

St. Norbert Arts Centre

Details: Looking for buskers for Community Sunday performances (Sundays, 2-4PM), including aspiring singers and musicians. Artists receive honorarium and audience donations.
Deadline: Ongoing
Contact: snac@snac.mb.ca

New Music Night l Deadline: Ongoing

CIMA | Deadline: Ongoing

Grants & Funding

Canada Council for the Arts
Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples > Short Term Projects | Deadlines: Sep 21, Dec 7, March 15
Arts Across Canada: Translation | Deadline: Oct 19, Jan 11
Arts Across Canada: Public Outreach - Project Grants | Deadline: Sep 28
Arts Across Canada: Public Outreach - Composite Grants | Deadline: Sep 28
Supporting Artistic Practice: Sector Innovation and Development - Project Grants | Deadline: Nov 9
Strategic Funds and Initiatives: Cultivate Grants | Deadlines: Nov 16
Media Arts Equipment Acquisition Fund | Deadline: Nov 16
Arts Across Canada: Foreign Artists Tours | Deadline: Dec 7
Arts Abroad: Co-Productions | Deadline: Dec 7
>>> More CCA cut-off and deadline details

FACTOR
Artist Development | Deadlines: Sep 8, Feb 2
Juried Sound Recording | Deadlines: Nov 17
Live Performance | Rolling deadlines, at least one day before the start of the trip
Sponsorship | Applications must be submitted at the latest three months prior to the start date of the proposed event/project                                        

Manitoba Arts Council
Learn – Travel/Professional Development | Deadlines: Sep 1, Oct 15, Dec 1
Share – Present | Deadline: Sep 10
Share – Artists in Communities | Deadline: Sep 15
Indigenous 360 | Deadline: Sep 25
Share – Artists in Schools | Deadline: Oct 5
Create | Deadline: Oct 10
Recognize – Competitions | Deadline: Nov 15
Support – Arts Leaders | Deadline: Nov 25
Recognize – Prizes | Deadline: Dec 15
Learn – Residencies | Deadline: Jan 15
Support – Strengthen | Deadline: May 10

Manitoba Music
Market Access Fund | Deadlines: Sep 2, Nov 4, Feb 10

Musicaction
Maintien De L'aide D'urgence En 2022-2023 Aux Salles De Diffusion, Aux Producteurs Et Diffuseurs (Promoteurs) De Spectacles Appartenant À Des Intérêts Canadiens | Date limite : 25 juillet
Commercialisation Internationale | Un mois avant le début des activités
Démarchage | 10 jours ouvrables avant le départ
Développement des marchés internationaux | 6 semaines avant l’événement  

Radio Starmaker Fund 
84th Round | Deadline: Aug 25
Orion Program | Deadline: Aug 25

SOCAN
Get Set. Get Paid. (Online Concert Royalties) | Deadline: ongoing

SOCAN Foundation
Relief Fund | Deadline: Ongoing
Professional Development Assistance Program | Deadline: ongoing
Travel Assistance Program | Deadline: Ongoing

Job & Volunteer Postings 

None at this time

Awards

CFMA Slaight Music Unsung Hero Award | Deadline: Aug 31
 
Black Canadian Music Awards | Deadline: Oct 15
 
Her Music Awards | Deadline: Oct 15