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Emerging Indigenous Music Industry Professionals Program

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.

Applications forms and information for the previous intake - for reference:
    Emerging Indigenous Music Industry Professionals Application Form [Word] [PDF]
    Emerging Indigenous Music Industry Professionals Guidelines [PDF]
    Grant Writing Handbook [PDF]

    For  more information please contact:
    Sarah Pocklington: sarah@fpcc.ca
    Phone: (250) 652-5952 ext 211

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