Important Deadlines

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Manitoba Music Opportunities

Appel à candidatures: Le cycle de vie d’un album ou EP intermédiaire | Date limite: le 12 mars, 23h59

Job Posting: Indigenous Music Development Coordinator (Term Position) | Deadline: March 11, 4PM

MONITOR MIX Peer Mentor Groups 2021 | 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)

Market Access Fund | Deadline: Rolling deadlines 

Calls for Submissions & Other Opportunities

Nothing at this time

Showcase Opportunities

The Great Escape Festival | Deadline: March 17

International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards Show Virtual Performance & Trade Show | Deadline: May 1

Reeperbahn Festival | Deadline: July 31 

Mondo 2021 Showcase Festival

Jazzahead! Digital

Performance Opportunities

Jazz Winnipeg 2021 Programming | Deadline: March 31

Pyotts West Music Fest, Lake of the Prairie’s Roblin MB area | Deadline: March 31,

St. Andrews Heritage Centre "Parlour Performances" | Deadline: Ongoing,

Keith's Friday Hootenanny | Deadline: ongoing


Grants & Funding

Canada Council for the Arts
Explore and Create
Engage and Sustain
Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples
Supporting Artistic Practice
Arts Across Canada
Arts Abroad

COVID-19 Related Programs
Manitoba Bridge Grant | Deadline: March 31
Manitoba Bridge Grant - Home Based Businesses | Deadline: March 31

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
Annual Profile Review | Deadline: Feb 26

Manitoba Film & Music 
Recording Artist Touring and Online Concert Support Program | Deadline: Rolling deadlines
Record Product Marketing Fund | Deadline: Rolling deadlines
Music and Viral Video Program | Deadline: Rolling deadlines 

Manitoba Music
Market Access Fund | Deadline: Rolling deadlines 

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  

Manitoba Arts Council
Indigenous 360 > Create | March 25
Indigenous 360 > Learn | March 25
Indigenous 360 > Share | March 25

Radio Starmaker Fund
Artist Funding Program for Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour | Deadline: May 20

Encore! Program | Deadline: ongoing

SOCAN Foundation
Professional Development Assistance Program | Deadline: ongoing


Western Canadian Music Awards | Deadline: March 19

Native American Music Awards | Deadline: May 1

Job & Volunteer Postings

Western Canadian Music Award Jurors
Position: Juror (Volunteer)
Deadline: March 5

Winnipeg Folk Festival
Position: Manager of Finance and Administration
Deadline: March 10

Manitoba Music
Position: Indigenous Music Development Coordinator (term position)
Deadline: March 11

Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
Position: Producer
Deadline: March 19

Contests & Competitions Giveaway Competition
Deadline: Ongoing