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

National Indigenous Peoples Day Outdoor Concert + Industry Meeting | Deadline: May 19 at 4PM

Live Performance Camp | Deadline: May 23

Cycle de vie d’un album ou EP Niveau Intermédiaire | Date limite : le 14 juin

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

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 

TD Incubator for Creative Entrepreneurship | Deadline: May 6

MusiCounts TD Community Music Program | Deadline: May 12

Henry Armstrong Award | Applications Open: April 19 / Deadline: May 13

Winnipeg Folk Festival's Stingray Young Performers Program | Deadline: May 24

Honey Jam | Deadline: June 5

Artist Entrepreneur (AE) West | Deadline: June 30

Women in Music Canada Directory | Deadline: Ongoing

Showcase Opportunities

Manitoba Music Summer Showcases | Deadline: May 1

Manitoba Showcase | Deadline: May 3

M for Montreal | Deadline: June 6

Reeperbahn Festival | Deadline: July 23

Mondo.NYC | Deadline: tba

Performance Opportunities

Winnipeg Fringe Festival Bands & Musicians Outdoor Stage | Deadline: tba

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: June 15, Sep 21, Dec 7, March 15
Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples > Long Term Projects | Deadlines: June 15
Supporting Artistic Practice: Sector Innovation and Development - Project Grants | Deadline: May 4, Nov 9
Supporting Artistic Practice: Sector Innovation and Development - Composite Grants | Deadline: May 4
Arts Across Canada: Translation | Deadline: June 15, Oct 19, Jan 11
Arts Across Canada: Foreign Artists Tours | Deadline: Dec 7
Arts Across Canada: Public Outreach - Project Grants | Deadline: Sep 28
Arts Across Canada: Public Outreach - Composite Grants | Deadline: Sep 28
Arts Abroad: Co-Productions | Deadline: Dec 7
Strategic Funds and Initiatives: Cultivate Grants | Deadlines: May 11, Nov 16
Media Arts Equipment Acquisition Fund | Deadline: Nov 16
>>> More CCA cut-off and deadline details

FACTOR
Artist Development | Deadlines: July 14, Sep 8, Feb 2
Juried Sound Recording | Deadlines: May 12, 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
Support - Strengthen | Deadline: May 10
Share - Artists in Communities | Deadline: May 15

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

Musicaction
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
Round 83 | Deadline: May 26

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 

Rainbow Trout Music Festival
Position: Communications Director
Deadline: May 30

Assiniboine Park Conservancy
Position: Event Coordinator
Deadline: May 6

Assiniboine Park Conservancy
Position: Event Assistant
Deadline: May 6

Pride Winnipeg
Position: Board Opportunities, Pride Season Volunteers
Location: Winnipeg

Awards

SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Composers | Deadline: June 4

SOCAN Foundation Emerging Screen Composers | Deadline: June 4
 
SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Canadian Songwriters | Deadline: June 30
 
Black Canadian Music Awards | Deadline: Oct 15
 
Her Music Awards | Deadline: Oct 15