Music Funding Organizations

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Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA)
A crown agency of the Government of Alberta, the AFA distributes $16.1 million each year from lottery revenues to individual and organizations in the visual, performing and literary arts. The AFA also administers the Alberta Film Development Program's annual budget of $5 million.

901 Standard Life Centre
10405 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5J 4R7
Tel: (780) 427-6315
Fax: (780) 422-9132
E-mail: carol.hanneman@gov.ab.ca
Site: www.affta.ab.ca/index.html


Alberta Music Industry Association
AMIA'a mission is to foster the excellence, diversity and vitality of Alberta artists and the Alberta sound recording industry.

Suite 102 - 10722 103rd Ave
Edmonton, Alta.
T5J 5G7
Tel: (780) 428-3372
Fax: (780) 426-0188
E-mail: info@amia.ca
Site: www.amia.ca


Arts and Cultural Industries Promotion Division (ACA)
The ACA provides grants to support and promote international activities for Canadian artists and arts organizations.

Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0G2
Tel: (613) 995-0668
Fax: (613) 992-5965
E-mail: claire.marson@dfait-maeci.gc.ca
Site:
www.international.gc.ca/about-a_propos/oig-big/2001/ACA.aspx?lang=eng

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British Columbia Arts Council (BCAC)
An independent agency established by the province, the BCAC supports arts and culture in British Columbia through grants, public education, research and advocacy.

5th Floor, 800 Johnson Street
Victoria, British Columbia
V8W 1N3
Tel: (250) 356-1718
Fax: (250) 387-4099
E-mail: bcartscouncil@gems2.gov.bc.ca
Site: www.bcartscouncil.ca

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Canada Council for the Arts (CCA)
This national arm's-length agency fosters the development of the arts in Canada through grants, services and awards to professional Canadian artists and arts organizations.

350 Albert Street
P.O. Box 1047
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5V8
Toll-Free: 1-800-263-5588
Fax: (613) 566-4390
E-mail: michelle.legault@canadacouncil.ca
danielle.sarault@canadacouncil.ca
lise.rochon@canadacouncil.ca
Site: www.canadacouncil.ca


CANADA MUSIC FUND (CMF)
The Canada Music Fund (CMF) seeks to strengthen the Canadian sound recording industry "from creator to audience" through various initiatives.

Department of Canadian Heritage,
Sound Recording Policy and Programs
15 Eddy Street, 6th Floor
Gatineau, Québec
K1A 0M5
Tel: (819) 997-5848
Fax: (819) 827-6083
E-mail: cmf-music@pch.gc.ca
Site: www.pch.gc.ca/cmf-music


1) Canadian Musical Diversity Program
Designed to promote musical diversity, this program assists Canadian creators, artists, and entrepreneurs who produce, distribute, and promote specialized music sound recordings.

c/o Canada Council for the Arts (see contact info above)
E-mail: gerri.trimble@canadacouncil.ca

2) New Musical Works Program
Designed to assist Canadian creators, artists, record labels, and other entrepreneurs involved in various areas of sound recording, providing them with opportunities to produce and promote recordings and to develop their craft and expertise.


In English c/o
Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent On Record (FACTOR) (see contact info below)
in French c/o
MusicAction (see contact info below)


3) Collective Initiatives Program
Designed to increase the presence of Canadian undertakings, companies, record labels, creators, and artists regionally, nationally, and internationally.

In English c/o
Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent On Record (FACTOR) (see contact info below)
in French c/o
MusicAction (see contact info below)


4) Support to Sector Associations Program
Designed to assist Canadian songwriters, music publishers, producers, marketers, and performers by enabling Canadian sound recording sector associations to provide their respective members with professional representation services and continued analysis of public policy initiatives, industry trends and issues.

c/o The Department of Canadian Heritage
Sound Recording Policy and Programs
15 Eddy Street, 6th Floor
Hull, Quebec
K1A 0M5
Tel: (819) 997-5884
Fax: (819) 997-5709
E-mail: pierre_carpentier@pch.gc.ca
Site: www.canadianheritage.gc.ca/index_e.cfm


5) Canadian Music Memories Program
The Audio Visual Preservation Trust of Canada (AV Trust) administers the Canadian Music Memories Program. This program provides funding to Canadian non-profit organizations to promote and preserve Canada's musical recording heritage by transferring recordings to more accessible technologies, providing direct access to these recordings, producing new CD releases, and creating accompanying educational materials.

c/o AV Trust
Suite 1560 - 360 Albert Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A OM9
Tel: (613) 564-3232
Fax: (613) 564-3232
E-mail: info@avtrust.com
Site: www.avtrust.ca


Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM)
A dynamic partner in Montreal's artistic and cultural development, CAM supports the creation, production and distribution of the arts in the Montreal metropolitan area.

3450, rue Saint-Urbain
Montréal, Québec
H2X 2N5
Tel: (514) 280-3580
Fax: (514) 280-3789
E-mail: line.lampron@cum.qc.ca
Site: www.artsmontreal.org/en


Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ)
A government corporation that works to foster, develop and distribute the arts in Quebec by granting assistance to professional artists and non-profit cultural organizations.

Montreal office
500, place d'Armes
15e étage
Montréal, Québec
H2Y 2W2
Tel: (514) 864-3350
Toll-Free: 1-800-608-3350
Fax: (514) 864-4160
 

Québec office
M79, boul. René-Lévesque Est
3e étage, bureau 320
Québec, Québec
G1R 5N5
Tel: (418) 643-1707
Toll-Free: 1-800-897-1707
Fax: (418) 643-4558
 

E-mail: sophie.galaise@calq.gouv.qc.ca
Site: www.calq.gouv.qc.ca/index_en.htm

CMT Canada Video Advantage Program
The program distributes funding to rights holders to create music videos featuring Canadian country music artists, thereby contributing to the growth of the industry.

64 Jefferson Avenue, Unit 18
Toronto, Ontario
M6K 3H3
Tel: (416) 530-5205
Fax: (416) 530-5206
E-mail: cclarke@cmt.ca
Site:www.cmt.ca/vap

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Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent On Recordings (FACTOR)
A private, non-profit organization and an industrial strategy, FACTOR is dedicated to providing assistance to independent recording artists, songwriters, lyricists, record labels, distributors, producers, engineers and video directors, thereby supporting the growth and development of the Canadian independent recording industry.

247 Spadina Avenue, 3rd Floor
Toronto, Ontario
M5T 3A8
Tel: (416) 696-2215
E-mail : factor@factor.ca
Site: www.factor.ca

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Manitoba Music
Manitoba Music provides information and resources about all aspects of the music industry to its members, as well as career development assistance and opportunities for networking, education, and promotion.

1-376 Donald Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3B 2J2
Tel: (204) 942-8650
Fax: (204) 942-6083
E-mail: info@manitobamusic.com
Site: www.manitobamusic.com


Manitoba Film & Music
This not-for-profit corporation provides support for Manitoba's film, video and sound recording industries, both at home and throughout the world.

410 - 93 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3B 3B1
Tel: (204) 947-2040
Fax: (204) 956-5261
E-mail: explore@mbfilmmusic.ca
Site: www.mbfilmmusic.ca


MuchFACT
MuchFACT supports the Canadian music community through the funding and promotion of music videos and related music content for all media platforms. MuchFact is exclusively funded by Much & M3, divisions of Bell Media Inc.

299 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 2Z5
Tel: (416) 384-5000
Fax: (416) 384-2191
E-mail: robbakker@bellmedia.ca
Site: www.muchfact.ca

MusicAction
A non-profit organization created to foster the development of francophone vocal music by supporting the production, marketing and promotion of sound recordings.

432, rue Sainte-Hélène
Montréal, Québec
H2Y 2K7
Tel: (514) 861-8444 or 1-800-861-5561
Fax: (514) 861-4423
E-mail: fondation@musicaction.com
Site: www.musicaction.ca


Music BC (Pacific Music Industry Association)
A non-profit organization that supports and promotes the spirit, development, and growth of the BC music community provincially, nationally, and internationally. Music BC provides education, resources, advocacy, funding opportunities, and a forum for communication.

#501-425 Carrall St.
Vancouver, BC
V6B 6E3
Tel: (604) 873-1914
Fax: (604) 873-9686
E-mail: info@musicbc.org
Site: www.musicbc.org


Music New Brunswick
Music NB is the provincial music industry association of New Brunswick. Its mandate is to facilitate the growth and development of not only the musical talent in the province, but also the growth of the industry’s infrastructure.

P.O. Box 1638
Moncton, New Brunswick
E1C 9X4
Tel: (506) 383-4662
E-mail: jolene@musicnb.org
Site: www.musicnb.org


Music Newfoundland & Labrador
The organization's mandate is to represent the music industry of these two regions to government, business and the community; to increase awareness of the music produced there; and to create opportunities to stimulate growth.

155 Water Street, Suite 102
St. John's, Newfoundland
Canada A1C 1B3
Tel: (709) 754-2574
Fax: (709) 754-5758
E-mail: dparker@nfld.com
Site: www.musicnl.ca


Music Nova Scotia
A non-profit organization created to foster, develop and promote the full potential of the music industry in Nova Scotia.

5516 Spring Garden Road, Suite # 201
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 1G6
Tel: (902) 423-6271
Toll-Free: 1-888-343-6426
Fax: (902) 423-8841
E-mail: mians@istar.ca
Site: www.musicnovascotia.ca


Music Prince Edward Island
Music PEI is a non-profit member services organization devoted to advancing the careers of Island musicians. Music PEI actively seeks ways to promote, foster and develop artists and the music industry on PEI.

P.O. Box 2371
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
C1A 8C4
Tel: (902) 620-2251
E-mail: music@musicpei.com
Site: www.musicpei.com


MusicYukon (Recording Arts Industry - Yukon Association)
A not-for-profit organization created to advocate for the business training needs of its members, to develop the industry as a whole, and to develop educational programming and mentoring for its entry-level artists.

108 Elliott St, Ste. 416
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
Y1A 6C4
Tel: (867) 456-8742
Fax: (867) 668-3450
E-mail: info@raiya.ca
Site: www.musicyukon.com

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New Brunswick Arts Board (NBAB)
An arts funding agency with a legislated mandate to facilitate and promote the creation of art; facilitate enjoyment, awareness, and understanding of the arts; advise the provincial government on arts policy; unify and speak for the regional arts community; and administer funding programs for professional artists.

634 Queen Street, Suite 300
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 1C2
Tel: (506) 460-5881
Fax: (506) 460-5880
E-mail: rbarriault@artsnb.ca
Site: www.artsnb.ca


Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC)
A non-profit organization fostering arts in the province by operating financial assistance programs; providing services and resources; and working with government and the community.

P.O. Box 98
St. John's, Newfoundland
A1C 5H5
Tel: (709) 726-2212
Toll-Free: 1-866-726-2212
Fax: (709)726-0619
E-mail: nlacmail@newcomm.net
Site: www.nlac.nf.ca

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Ontario Arts Council (OAC)
An independent agency of the Ontario Ministry of Culture that supports artists and organizations involved in the arts in Ontario through grants, awards and services.

151 Bloor Street West, 5th Floor
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 1T6
Tel: (416) 961-1660
Fax: (416) 969-7796
E-mail: info@arts.on.ca
Site: www.arts.on.ca

Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC)
The OMDC plays an important role in book publishing, music, interactive digital media, film, magazine publishing, and television industries, building the capacity and competitiveness of Ontario's cultural media industry.

175 Bloor Street East
Suite 501
South Tower
Toronto, Ontario
M4W 3R8
Tel: (416) 314-6858
E-mail: mail@omdc.on.ca
Site: www.omdc.on.ca

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Prince Edward Island Council of the Arts (PEICA)
Its mission: To make arts integral to the lives of all Prince Edward Islanders

115 Richmond St.
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
C1A 1A7
Tel: (902) 368-6176
Fax: (902) 368-4418
Site:
www.peiartscouncil.com

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Radio Starmaker Fund
This private fund was created by the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) to make a substantial difference to the careers of Canadian artists by investing in their future.

317 Adelaide Street West
Suite 405
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 1P9
Toll-Free: 1-888-256-2211
Fax: (416) 597-2760
E-mail: info@starmaker.ca
Site: www.starmaker.ca

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Saskatchewan Arts Board (SAB)
The SAB's mission is to cultivate an environment in which the arts thrive for the benefit of everyone in Saskatchewan.

2135 Broad Street
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4P 3V7
Tel: (306) 787-4019
Fax: (306) 787-4199
E-mail: jeremy@artsboard.sk.ca
Site: www.artsboard.sk.ca


Saskatchewan Recording Industry Association (SRIA)
A non-profit organization that provides its members with information, national lobbying and access to industry associations across Canada, while working towards the continued economic growth of the industry.

#114-2001 Cornwall Street
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4P 3X9
Phone: (306) 347-0676
Fax: (306) 347-7735
E-mail: info@saskrecording.ca
Site: www.saskrecording.ca

 

SOCAN Foundation
Dedicated to fostering musical creativity and promoting a greater understanding of the role of music creators, the SOCAN Foundation supports a wide range of creative artists and music presenters through various grant, residency, competition and award programs.

Rick MacMillan, Manager
41 Valleybrook Drive
Toronto, Ontario
M3B 2S6
Tel: (416) 445-8700
Toll-free: 1 800 557-6226
Fax: (416) 442-3372
E-mail: macmillanr@socan.ca
Site: www.socanfoundation.ca


La Société de développement des entreprises culturelles du Québec (SODEC)
A Quebec government agency, SODEC provides assistance for those who create and develop cultural enterprises, ensuring that they fulfill their potential to contribute to the economy of the province.

Montreal Office
215, rue Saint-Jacques, bureau 800
Montréal, Québec
H2Y 1M6
Phone: (514) 841-2200
Toll-free: 1 800 363-0401
Fax: (514) 841-8606

Quebec Office
36 1/2 rue Saint-Pierre
Québec, Québec
G1K 3Z6
Tel: (418) 643-2581
Fax: (418) 643-8918

E-mail: info@sodec.gouv.qc.ca
Site: www.sodec.gouv.qc.ca
 

Toronto Arts Council (TAC)
An arm's-length body that supports the development, accessibility and excellence of the arts in Toronto, the TAC offers grants programs to a broad range of the city's arts organizations and professional artists.

141 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 2R2
Tel: (416) 392-6800
Fax: (416) 392-6920
E-mail: mail@torontoartscouncil.org
Site: www.torontoartscouncil.org

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Yukon Film & Sound Commission (YFSC)
Funded by the Yukon Government, Department of Economic Development, the Sound Recording Program supports Yukon sound recording professionals to develop viable careers and businesses by making sound recordings in Yukon for broadcast and commercial release.

101 Elliott Street
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 1Z9
Tel: 867-667-5400
Fax: 867-393-7040
E-mail: info@reelyukon.com
Site: www.reelyukon.com