TOURING, PROMOTIONS/MARKETING AND PERFORMANCE INITIATIVES

TOURING, PROMOTIONS/MARKETING AND PERFORMANCE INITIATIVES

Applications for this program are currently open. Deadline September 30, 2019

The Touring, Promotions/Marketing and Performance Initiatives program supports Indigenous artists, ensembles, and collectives undertaking touring, promotions, marketing and performance activities in Canada that will lead to enhanced professional opportunities.

The program will support the following initiatives:
Touring Opportunity within Canada: For Indigenous artists, ensembles, or collectives who have a minimum of three (3) paid tour dates within Canada that take place at three different venues in three different communities/cities. Grants available up to $6,000.
Promotional and/or Marketing activities: For Indigenous artists, ensembles or collectives that have released an EP, LP, or a minimum of two official singles (available on a public website) within the last 18 months. Grants available up to $4,000.
Performance at a Canadian Event: For Indigenous artists, ensembles or collectives to participate in an official showcase, national event or festival. Grants available up to $4,000.
Touring within Canada and Promotions/Marketing can be combined for a total of up to $10,000.
Canadian event, showcase or festival and Promotions/Marketing can be combined for a total of up to $8,000.

This program supports applicants with Indigenous ancestry, which includes First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. Registered Indian Status is not required. Applicants must be residents of B.C.

Application forms and more information here:
http://www.fpcc.ca/arts/Programs/Indigenous-Music-Initiative/Touring-Promotion-Performance-Initiatives.aspx

Deadline September 30, 2019

For more information please contact:
Sarah Pocklington: sarah@fpcc.ca
Phone: (250) 652-5952 ext 211
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The Cowichan Valley Regional District is a broad geographic region stretching from the Malahat to North Oyster and from the Cowichan Lake to Thetis Island.

The region's artists are represented by 5 sub-regional arts councils with support from the CVRD Arts and Culture Division