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OMIF – Live Music


SING! Toronto Festival of the Arts


Franco-Fete Toronto


Jambana One World Festival


Niagara Jazz Festival


Muskoka Music Festival (Sawdust)

Ontario Creates understands that in light of COVID-19, impacts future planning is challenging at this time. Flexibility and leniency will be provided to the extent possible. 

Live Music: supporting businesses and organizations that produce or promote live music events featuring Canadian artists including eligible music festivals and concert series.

Eligible applicants include live music promoters and presenters.

The Live Music stream deadline dates and application details will be posted here in late summer 2020.



Enquiries regarding the Online Application Portal (OAP) should be directed to applyhelp@ontariocreates.ca

To receive notification of upcoming deadlines and program updates, please register with your complete contact information, including your full name, company name and telephone number, as well as the name of the program that you are interested in.

Online Application Portal

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Online Application Portal

Funding Deadlines

Film Fund - Development
Friday, January 29, 2021 5:00 PM ET

Export Fund (Book)
Deadline 2: Monday, August 31, 2020 5:00 PM ET

IDM Fund: Global Market Development
Deadline 2: August 31, 2020 5:00 pm ET

Film Fund - Production
CYCLE 2: July 7, 2020, 5:00 PM EST
CYCLE 3: November 17, 2020, 5:00 PM EST

Music Creation
Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:00 PM ET
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:PM ET

Export Fund (Film And Television)
Deadline 2: Monday, August 31, 2020 5:00 PM ET

Global Market Development for Music Managers
CYCLE 1: August 6, 2020, 5:00 PM EST
CYCLE 2: October 6, 2020, 5:00 PM EST

Music Industry Initiatives
Thursday, October 29, 2020 5:00 PM ET

Contact Us

Program Coordinator

Phone: 416-642-6696
Phone: 416-572-0436