Canada Council for the Arts – Music Travel Grants

This program contributes to the artistic and career development of Canadian musicians, composers, groups and small ensembles by funding transportation costs for specific opportunities taking place within a limited timeframe, and not already provided for in other Canada Council programs.

Amount: up to $2,500 for individuals and $7,500 for a group or small ensemble

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Eligibility: Individuals or members of a group or small ensemble must be Canadian citizens or have permanent resident status, as defined by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Applicants do not need to be living in Canada when they apply. Applicants must also meet the Canada Council’s definition of a professional artist.

NOTE: In general, you will be unable to apply in your capacity at Western University. You will apply as an individual. Check with CCA’s Program Officer for the program you’re interested in prior to completing your application to ensure you are eligible.

New: In April, 2017 the Canada Council will launch its New Funding Model. At that time all of the current funding programs will be retired and 6 new funding programs will be introduced. In anticipation of this transition the deadlines for many existing programs have been moved. Some deadlines have also been canceled. To see all the revised deadlines for  current funding programs and to learn about other important updates visit their new funding model page

 photo credit: David Darricau Seen from plane via photopin (license)

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Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall

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