The London Music Office would like to highlight a variety of funding opportunities, grants, and investment programs for Musicians and music businesses.
Champions and invests in artistic excellence so that Canadians may enjoy and participate in a rich cultural life. In 2014-15, we allocated $155 million towards artistic creation and innovation through our grants, prizes and payments. We also conduct research, convene activities and work with partners to advance the sector and help embed the arts more deeply in communities across the country.Visit Website
Celebrate Ontario + Tourism Grants
Celebrate Ontario 2016 provides project-based programming and marketing funding to new or existing Ontario events to enhance programs, activities and services and support innovations that will lead to long-term improvements, sustainability and the attraction of additional tourists.Visit Website
FACTOR’s programs provide financial support to Canadian recording artists, labels, songwriters, publishers, event producers and distributors. Whether an artist is looking to record a demo or a full-length sound recording, market an existing album, or go on tour at home or internationally, there is funding available.Visit Website
Forest City London Music Awards
Formerly The Jack Richardson London Music Awards, the Forest City London Music Awards exists in recognizing the annual achievements of London and surrounding area musician, promoting and conserving the history of London and surrounding area musician, Promotion of music education in London and surrounding area.
London Arts Council
The London Arts Council is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and the creative vitality of London.Visit Website
London Arts Live
London Arts Live is supported through the City of London Community Arts Investment Program (CAIP), administered by the London Arts Council.
The program offers London artists paid opportunities to perform and animate streets and other public spaces. Learn more about this amazing program.Visit Website
London Workforce Development Jobs Portal
In November of 2021, the City of London was honoured to be recognized as Canada’s first UNESCO City of Music. In response to this declaration, the Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board has collaborated with Culture Services – City of London to introduce a Music, Arts and Culture Jobs dashboard on the Local Jobs Hub. Here, you can explore all of the opportunities available in the London Economic Region.
Click here to learn more!Visit Website
OMDC (Ontario Music Fund)
The Ontario Music Fund (OMF), administered by the Ontario Music Office (OMO), is aimed at strengthening and stimulating growth in Ontario’s music companies and supporting this growing sector. The Fund is designed to drive activity and investment and to support Ontario’s music companies and organizations in expanding their economic and cultural footprints within Canada and around the world.Visit Website
Ontario Arts Council
The Ontario Arts Council supports artists and organizations working in a variety of styles and genres of music. Opportunities for all areas of music!Visit Website
Is a private fund which has as its stated purpose to "make a substantial and discernable difference to the careers of Canadian artists" by providing substantial incremental investment where the artist has established a proven track record and his or her label is making a Significant Investment in their future career.Visit Website
Grants are provided to organizations or individuals for activities benefiting Canadian music creators. Our programs are divided by genre: Popular Music and Concert Music.Visit Website
Grant & Performace Opportunities
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