SOCAN Foundation

SOCAN Foundation sponsors Banner Year Award for Daniel Caesar and his managers/producers/co-writers

Caesar, Matthew Burnett, Jordan Evans honoured at 2018 Music Managers Forum Honour Roll

May 10, 2018

SOCAN Foundation launches two new programs to support music creation

New grants to help creators develop, presenters commission new music

March 14, 2018

SOCAN Foundation gives $25,000 total to five hopefuls in Young Canadian Songwriters Awards

Winners spend a day being mentored at SOCAN’s Toronto offices

March 6, 2018

Come From Away creators David Hein, Irene Sankoff tell success story at SOCAN Foundation musical theatre workshop

SOCAN provides useful info about funding, rights, music publishing

March 1, 2018

Iconic Canadian music industry figure Al Mair donates generously to SOCAN Foundation

Former SOCAN and Foundation Board member supports music creators

February 6, 2018

“Come From Away” creators Hein, Sankoff to deliver keynote at free seminar

One-day gathering aims to help musical theatre makers better handle their business

February 5, 2018

SOCAN Foundation Launches Charitable Fund

And celebrates 25 years of supporting Canadian Music Creation

December 15, 2017

SOCAN Foundation lead sponsor of 2017 International Society for Contemporary Music’s World New Music Days

Event showcases concert music created by 30-odd SOCAN members, composers from 50 other countries

November 10, 2017

SOCAN Foundation awards almost $100,000 to young Canadian music creators

The SOCAN Foundation, has awarded financial prizes, totalling nearly $100,000, to young music creators across Canada in three separate competitions.

September 1, 2017

Apply now for SOCAN Foundation Awards for young songwriters, composers

Deadline is Aug. 20, 2017

August 17, 2017

Apply now for new SOCAN Foundation grants

New programs for organizations, emerging Canadian music creators

July 27, 2017

SOCAN Foundation announces 24 Young Composers, Young Audio Visual Composers Award winners

Awards a total of $51,000 to prize winners

August 24, 2016

SOCAN hosts lunch for 2015 Gémeaux-nominated members, winners of 2015 SOCAN Foundation Young Composers Awards

Foundation also awards cash prizes to attending winners

September 21, 2015

Rick MacMillan retires from SOCAN Foundation

Charlie Andrews joins as new manager

August 18, 2015

SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Audio-visual Composers, 2015

Deadline: April 15, 2015

March 25, 2015

James O'Callaghan, Symon Henry share SOCAN Foundation's John Weinzweig Grand Prize

Among 17 prizewinners awarded a total $29,250

July 10, 2014

SOCAN Foundation launches new website

International Showcasing program continues to provide support directly to artists

January 29, 2014

Marielle Groven wins SOCAN Foundation’s 2013 John Weinzweig Grand Prize

$3,000 honour for best overall in annual competition

June 25, 2013

Submit now for SXSW Festival 2013

Deadline is Nov. 7, 2012

August 22, 2012

SOCAN Vancouver office celebrates SOCAN Foundation Young AV Composer Award winners

Tosia Scarfe, Ryan Faas, Iman Habibi, Hunter Pearson honoured

August 2, 2012

SOCAN Foundation Awards celebrate young audio-visual composers

Film & TV composers from Montreal, Vancouver awarded top prizes

July 17, 2012

Jean-François Denis elected SOCAN Foundation president

Victor Davies elected vice-president

July 17, 2012

SOCAN Foundation announces recipients of annual Young Composers Awards

The SOCAN Foundation has awarded 15 recipients in the 21st Annual SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Composers. This year’s competition attracted 167 entries, awarding $29,250 to 15 prizewinners.

June 18, 2012

SOCAN Foundation launches charitable fund

To benefit music creators and publishers across Canada

May 25, 2012

Tin Pan North/Music Row North 2012

From May 24-26, 2012, the Nashville Songwriters Association In

May 15, 2012