Resource Links

AFM RELATED LINKS

MUSICIAN INSURANCE

GRANTS and SCHOLARSHIPS

  • The Winnipeg Arts Council  Distributes City of Winnipeg funding to arts organizations and artists.
  • The Manitoba Arts Council Arm’s-length agency of the Province of Manitoba that makes awards to professional arts organizations and individuals in all art forms.
  • Manitoba Film and Music Offers a number of music funding programs to assist recording artists and songwriters in the province of Manitoba for recording projects, record product marketing support, recording artist touring, online concert support and music video and viral video funding. Check the site for info on these and other programs.
  • Canada Council for the Arts Offers grants, services, prizes and payments to Canadian artists and arts organizations.
  • The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Offers a variety of funding programs to Canadian recording artists, songwriters, publishers, labels, event producers and distributors.
  • MPTF Music Family Scholarship Fund Established in June 2020 to encourage the children of professional musicians to pursue higher education and become leaders in their chosen field.  Application required.

SUPPORT for SMALL BUSINESSES and ENTREPRENEURS

FINANCIAL AID and LITERACY

COPYRIGHT, ROYALTIES and MECHANICAL RIGHTS

  • Canadian Copyright Comprehensive information from the Government of Canada
  • SOCAN Society of Composers Collects and distributes royalties to music creators, publishers and visual artists and ensures music users are licensed to play. Requires registration of original works.
  • CMRRA Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency works to help music publishers and self-published songwriters to collect reproduction royalties in Canada, and issues licenses if you want to cover someone else’s song for release on various media.
  • Re:Sound  Not-for- profit Canadian music licensing company

MUSIC and ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

HEALTH and WELL-BEING SUPPORT for Manitoba Residents

  • 211 Manitoba Comprehensive listing of programs and services in Manitoba communities, including housing, food and clothing, health, financial, abuse and assault, older adults, Indigenous Peoples, and many more.

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