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Emerging Indigenous Music Industry Professionals Program

The application period for Emerging Indigenous Music Industry Professionals Program is now closed. 

All applications for the next funding cycle will be accepted through our new online grant portal. www.fpcc.ca/login. Create your profile today! 

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.
This program supports applicants with Indigenous ancestry, which includes First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. Registered Indian Status is not required. Applicants must be residents of B.C.

Guidelines - [PDF]
Grant Writing Handbook - [PDF]
Arts Grant Recipient List - 2018/19 - [PDF]
Final Report Template - [PDF] [WORD]

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

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