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Emerging Indigenous Music Industry Professionals Program

The deadline for application has been extended to February 15, 2018.

The Emerging Indigenous Music Industry Professionals
program is intended for Indigenous professionals who have a demonstrated commitment to working in the B.C. music industry as administrators, managers, promoters, directors, agents, event organizers or presenters. Applicants will have completed basic training in their field (post-secondary education or other training/experience) and have a demonstrated commitment to advancing within the B.C. music industry.

Indigenous Music Initiative programs are meant to assist Indigenous music industry professionals to:
  • Increase their skills and knowledge through advanced mentorship and training
  • Gain experience in their chosen area(s) of focus within the music industry
  • Strengthen professional relationships and enhancing recognition within the B.C. music industry
  • Create new business opportunities in B.C. and elsewhere
Applicants can:
  • Propose short-term mentorship or internship opportunities that will contribute to their specific professional development goals by positioning them to gain experience, skills and knowledge and build relationships, or
  • Arrange a mentorship/internship with a qualified music industry professional, organization or event in any location that will provide a specific arts administration mentorship/internship, or
  • Arrange a structured relationship with a qualified professional who will provide a specific music industry mentorship, at a distance and through organized communications, while the applicant is working with an existing community-based organization.
To Apply:

Emerging Indigenous Music Industry Professionals Guidelines [PDF]
Emerging Indigenous Music Industry Professionals Application Form [Word]

Deadline for submissions is Thursday, February 15, 2018. 

Click here [PDF] to view the Grant Writing Handbook

For  more information please contact:
Sarah Pocklington: sarah@fpcc.ca

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