Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Music PEI Funding Program 2015

Grants to Prince Edward Island Member Artists, Bands and Music
Industry Professionals for Business Development Assistance

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Music Prince Edward Island (PEI)

Deadline Date:

10/30/15 5:00 PM AST

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to Prince Edward Island artists, bands and music industry professionals to enhance sales, marketability and professional business development. Funding is intended to support three programs targeting applicants at various stages of their musical career.

The Emerging Music Program is designed to help new and less established artists gain a foothold in the Music Industry. This is achieved by investing in projects that will enhance the applicant’s sales and marketability, as well as foster the development of the applicant’s business skills.

The Export Development Program is designed is for artists and music industry professionals (MIPs) who demonstrate the potential to succeed in new or non-established markets outside of Prince Edward Island. Examples of eligible activity include the creation of a targeted demo, marketing and promotion, website development, touring and showcase expenditure, and professional business development.

The Career Investment Program is designed to make a substantial investment in Export-Ready and Exporting artists who have demonstrated a commitment to a career in the Music Industry and are currently exporting their product to markets outside of PEI.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162381

Estimated Size of Grant:

-Emerging Music Program: Up to $1,200.
-Export Development Program: Up to $2,200.00.
-Career Investment Program Up to $10,000.00 over 1 year.

Term of Contract:

Recipients are expected to spend the funds allocated each year in the fiscal year they are allocated.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- The applicant must be a current member of Music PEI.

- Emerging Music Program applicants must be “Emerging Artists/Groups” or “Music Industry Professionals (MIP’s)”.

- Export Development Program applicants must be “Export Ready Artists”, “Exporting Artists”, or “Music Industry Professionals” (MIP’s).

- Career Investment Program Applicants must be “Export Ready Artists” or “Exporting Artists”.

For specific program requirements and qualifications, see the respective guidelines below.

All applicants must currently be a resident of Prince Edward Island. You must meet both of the following criteria:
- The primary artist and/or the majority of the group must have a permanent address in PEI.
- The applicant has been resident of PEI for at least one year.

Eligible Expenses:
- The creation of a “Targeted Demo” (max three songs) up to $1,000.00
- Touring/Showcase Support (primarily regional projects)
- Promotional Video
- Venue/facility rental (i.e. Album launch/rehearsal space)
- Design (Posters, CD Cover/Jackets)
- Printing Costs
- Electronic and Paper Press Kits
- Photography
- Web Development
- Live Performance Production Enhancement (performance coaching)
- Promotional Products (i.e. Give-aways, posters, drop cards, promo CDs and DVDs)
- Band Agreements (legal fees)
- General Marketing expenses (advertising, publicist fees etc.)

Ineligible applicants include, but are not limited to:
- Non-Profit Organizations
- Presenters
- School Choirs
- Non-Commercial Groups

Ineligible expenses may include, but are not limited to:
- Expenses incurred before the date the application is received at the MUSIC PEI office.
- Items produced for commercial sale are not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

1. Only members may apply. Register online:

-Music PEI Artist Membership Online Application: http://www.musicpei.com/become/form.php
-Music PEI Band Membership Online Application: http://www.musicpei.com/become/form.php
-Music PEI Music Industry Professional Membership Online Application: http://www.musicpei.com/become/form.php

Or, complete the correct membership document below and send to the contact, along with the membership fee.

2. Create a profile: https://podio.com/webforms/5489960/430785

3. Before applying, review the guidelines below to determine which program to apply for.

Apply online for a specific program:

-General Emerging Music Program: https://podio.com/webforms/13418120/909918
-Music Industry Professional - Emerging Music Program: https://podio.com/webforms/13418163/909924
-Export Development Program: https://podio.com/webforms/13418138/909919
-Music Industry Professional - Export Development Program: https://podio.com/webforms/13418158/909922
-Career Investment Program: https://podio.com/webforms/13418143/909921

Independent jury meets 1-2 weeks after deadline. Decisions are made approximately 3-4 weeks and successful applicants will be notified by email.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Phone: (902) 894-6734
Fax: (902) 894-4404
music@musicpei.com

Mailing Address:
Music PEI
P.O. Box 2371
Charlottetown, PE
Canada C1A 8C4

Office Location:
Music PEI Office
220 Kent Street
Charlottetown, PE
Canada C1A 1P2

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

Canada: Prince Edward Island;

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Psychologist for Child Psychology Rese...

Deadline 06/15/21

Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career psychologist for child psychology research projects. The purpose of the program is for research and demonstration projects that foster an understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholast

GrantWatch ID#: 132694

Scholarship to a Canada Student to Study in an IHE in Israel

Deadline 05/01/21

Scholarship of $5,000 to a Canada individual to study abroad. The purpose of this program is to help a local student study at an institute of higher education in Israel. Scholarship decisions will be based on academic performance and merit. Eligible applicants are stude

GrantWatch ID#: 133504

Grants to Canadian Registered Charities and Individuals for Outdoor Safety Education

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $2,500 to Canadian registered charities and individuals to promote outdoor safety. Funding may be used to train and educate youth and outdoor leaders on risk avoidance, and to provide activities to facilitate communication among youth, leaders, and paren

GrantWatch ID#: 139039

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International IHEs for Research Studies on Fragile X Syndrome

Deadline 02/01/22

Fellowships of $45,000 per year to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit educational institutions for postdoctoral research programs on Fragile X syndrome. A letter of intent is required prior to submitting a full proposal. The program aims to advance studies that se

GrantWatch ID#: 139422

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Social Sciences and Humanities R...

Deadline 07/15/21

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars with advanced degrees for research projects. Funding is intended to support research in the areas of social sciences and humanities. Preference will be given to proposals that demonstrate relevance to contemporary c

GrantWatch ID#: 139604

Grants to USA, Canada, and International IHE Students and Faculty for Research Related to th...

Deadline 10/15/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International graduate students and faculty affiliated with nonprofit institutions of higher education for research to benefit the health and safety of children and youth. Funding is intended to support behavioral and psycholog

GrantWatch ID#: 140392

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Initiatives to Improve Ocean Health

Deadline 06/15/21

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for environmental sustainability initiatives to improve ocean health. Funding is intended to support innovative projects that meet challenges faced by the marine and sailing industries.

GrantWatch ID#: 142067