SOCAN Professional Development Assistance - Grant Application

SOCAN Professional Development Assistance - Grant Application

Open Deadline

SOCAN Foundation provides grants for Canadian music creators and publishers working to promote appreciation for Canadian music in today’s society. Our grants support the spread of our music both within Canada and abroad, ensuring our voices are heard all over the world and in our own back yards. Grants are provided to SOCAN composers, writers and music publishers across all genres of music, for upgrading their skills and knowledge or acquiring new skills and knowledge to advance their careers.

These grants may be used to pay registration and/or incidental fees associated with activities such as:

  • conferences
  • courses
  • seminars
  • workshops

To be eligible, applicants must have received two (2) SOCAN royalty payments in each of the previous three (3) calendar years.

To be eligible, music publishers must represent works by at least four (4) SOCAN members.

Maximum grant level is limited to $1500.

Applicants may receive only one (1) Professional Development Assistance Grant every two (2) calendar years. Application must be submitted before the activity starts. Activities that are funded by the Professional Development Assistance Program are ineligible to receive funding from the Travel Assistance Program.

Results will be announced within ten (10) weeks of submission.

For more information and to apply for  Professional Development Assistance, CLICK HERE.