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SOCAN Foundation provides grants for Canadian music creators and publishers working to promote appreciation for Canadian music in today’s society. Our grants support the spread of our music both within Canada and abroad, ensuring our voices are heard all over the world and in our own back yards.

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SOCAN Foundation awards emerging Canadian musical and audio-visual composers and songwriters producing high-quality original works that deserve to be recognized. A wide variety of awards are available to recognize the remarkable talent we call Canadian music-creators across genres.

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SOCAN Foundation offers programs to foster Canadian music creation through innovative partnerships.

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Canadian music is made to be heard— and you can be a part of promoting the unique Canadian music-creator community, ensuring our musicians will continue to be supported, educated and empowered.

Upcoming Dates

  • Travel & Professional Development Assistance – On going

  • Young Composer Awards – June 15, 2020 (11:59 pm – EDT)

  • Young AV Composer Awards – June 15, 2020 (11:59 pm – EDT)

  • Young Canadian Songwriter Awards – June 15, 2020 (11:59 pm – EDT)

  • Canadian Music Assistance – September 15, 2020 (11:59 pm – EST)

  • Work Commissioning Assistance – September 15, 2020 (11:59 pm EDT)

  • Her Music Awards – (TBA)

  • Incubator for Creative Entrepreneurship – (TBA)

  • Equity X Production Mentorship Program – (TBD)

SOCAN Foundation Awards 2018

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