SOCAN Foundation Awards almost $100,000 to Young and Emerging Music Creators

2020-04-29T13:31:00-04:00

AUGUST 29, 2018 (Toronto, ON) - The SOCAN Foundation, the separate organization funded by SOCAN that promotes musical creativity and the role of music creators in today’s society, today announced that it has awarded financial prizes to young music creators across Canada in three separate competitions totaling nearly $94,750. With over 500 submissions, the competitions were evaluated by [...]

SOCAN Foundation Awards almost $100,000 to Young and Emerging Music Creators2020-04-29T13:31:00-04:00

SOCAN Foundation launches TD Indigenous Songwriter Award – Deadline April 25, 2018!

2020-04-29T13:31:08-04:00

The SOCAN Foundation, part of the SOCAN Group of organizations, today announced the launch of the Indigenous Songwriter Award, in partnership with TD Bank Group. The TD Indigenous Songwriter Award will recognize the musical talent and creativity of the best music created, in any genre, by songwriters and composers of Indigenous descent. The inaugural award [...]

SOCAN Foundation launches TD Indigenous Songwriter Award – Deadline April 25, 2018!2020-04-29T13:31:08-04:00

Genre diversity within Canadian bands

2020-04-29T13:31:31-04:00

This year SOCAN Foundation is proud to show case our talented artists and bands from a variety of provinces. More than 30 bands with SOCAN members from Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, and Nova Scotia participated at SXSW. It is delightful to see the genre diversity within Canadian bands as well ranging from world, [...]

Genre diversity within Canadian bands2020-04-29T13:31:31-04:00

SOCAN Foundation is proud and happy to congratulate the artists nominated for the JUNO Awards!

2020-04-29T13:31:37-04:00

  With the JUNO’s coming up soon it’s so exhilarating to see all the Canadian talent coming to the forefront of the music industry. Artists who are up and coming to artists who have held their ground with quality music both displaying a wide array of musical direction and prowess. It's important to note that [...]

SOCAN Foundation is proud and happy to congratulate the artists nominated for the JUNO Awards!2020-04-29T13:31:37-04:00

Grant lands band in foreign land

2020-08-11T10:21:34-04:00

Arlo Maverick, Edmonton’s up and coming rapper and MC, has been making waves in the underground Hip Hop scene recently. In his interview with vice he mentions his love for sharing the wealth of information he has with other musicians like him through vlog. Last year Arlo wanted to showcase his music at Zandari music [...]

Grant lands band in foreign land2020-08-11T10:21:34-04:00

SOCAN Foundation Launches Charitable Fund

2020-04-29T13:32:01-04:00

The SOCAN Foundation announced that it has established the SOCAN Foundation Charitable Fund. The launch of the Charitable Fund comes as the SOCAN Foundation celebrates its 25th anniversary. So far, the SOCAN Foundation has awarded over $25,000,000 to Canadian music initiatives. This represents more than 6,000 grants to individuals and organizations that have empowered and [...]

SOCAN Foundation Launches Charitable Fund2020-04-29T13:32:01-04:00

Tips And Tricks

2020-04-29T13:32:06-04:00

Even though we’ve improved it, our grant application and final reports processes are similar to the ones you were used to. Here are a few tips and tricks to make them even easier and help you along the way. Profile type: Bear in mind that each different profile type (individual, non-charity organization, music publisher, etc.) [...]

Tips And Tricks2020-04-29T13:32:06-04:00

SOCAN Foundation Awards almost $100,000 to Young Canadian Music Creators

2020-10-27T16:06:54-04:00

AUGUST 30, 2017 (Toronto, ON) - The SOCAN Foundation, the separate organization funded by SOCAN that promotes musical creativity and the role of music creators in today's society, today announced that it has awarded financial prizes to young music creators across Canada in three separate competitions totaling nearly $100,000. With more than 500 submissions, the [...]

SOCAN Foundation Awards almost $100,000 to Young Canadian Music Creators2020-10-27T16:06:54-04:00

(Press release)

2020-04-29T13:32:17-04:00

Toronto - SOCAN members and Canadian music organizations can now apply to for financial assistance under two new grant programs, introduced as part of the SOCAN Foundation's vision to foster creativity, support, and expand artist and publisher opportunities for global exposure and strengthen its ties to the music community. The grants are in two categories: [...]

(Press release)2020-04-29T13:32:17-04:00

SOCAN Foundation and SiriusXM Launch Inaugural Young Canadian Songwriter Awards

2020-04-29T13:32:22-04:00

  Montréal, July 27, 2017 - Today, SOCAN Foundation and SiriusXM Canada collaborate to create the inaugural Young Canadian Songwriter Awards, which will benefit and celebrate Young Canadian Songwriters. This partnership establishes a national talent competition of popular music songwriters aged 21 or under. Five, $5,000 prizes will be awarded to the winners, which will [...]

SOCAN Foundation and SiriusXM Launch Inaugural Young Canadian Songwriter Awards2020-04-29T13:32:22-04:00