The AE program is valued at $7,500 per artist. Program fee per artist has never exceeded $2,500 thanks to the generous financial contributions of our partners, sponsors and patrons. All applicants are eligible for financial awards of up to $5,000 to help offset program costs.
***Thanks to CMI’s generous sponsors and patrons, no artist has ever paid the full cost of the program.
Below is a current list of known funding programs in Canada that will consider applications connected to Artist Entrepreneur.
Canada Council For The Arts
Professional Development for Artists
Professional Development Assistance
Calgary Arts Development (Calgary-based artists only)
Individual Artist Program
The Artist Entrepreneur Program is specifically designed to help emerging artists and bands from all genres build their businesses and careers. Canada’s Music Incubator’s main focus during the program includes mentoring, networking, and collaboration
In addition to working hands-on with the Canada’s Music Incubator’s and Coalition Music’s team of social media, marketing, management, promotion, publicity, funding, touring, producing, sound and songwriting experts, artists will get a chance to meet active industry professionals in music law, accounting, publishing, booking, talent buying, music supervision, radio, performing rights organizations, funding bodies, and technical production, among others. Artists will also have ongoing access to Canada’s Music Incubator and Coalition Music’s resources and expertise after the program ends.
Program Highlights Include:
|• Performance Workshops
• Vocal Workshops
• Producer Consultation
• Live Technical Workshops
• Social Media Workshops
• Marketing Workshops
• Content Creation Workshops
• Style Consultation
• “Chapel Sessions” Live Performance Video & Audio
• Digital Media Kit Development
• Studio Consultation
• Media Training
• 40-50 Industry Guest Speakers/Mentors per session
For more information regarding this program or the application process, please contact Jesse.Mitchell@canadasmusicincubator.com