Travel Assistance Program

By mmuise
Description:

The Travel Assistance Program grants are provided to SOCAN composers, writers, and music publishers across all genres of music to assist with travel-related costs for career-building or career-defining activities in Canada or abroad.


Comments on Funding:

Maximum grant levels are limited to:
1. $400 for travel between 201 and 1000 km one way,
2. $600 for travel between 1001 and 2000 km one way,
3. $800 for travel between 2001 and 5000 km one way,
4. $1,000 for travel over 5000 km one way.

Applicants may receive only one (1) Travel Assistance Grant per calendar year.

Deadline: Currently accepting applications
Eligibility:
  • Applicants must be SOCAN composers, writers, and music publishers across all genres of music,
  • To be eligible, music publishers must represent works by at least four (4) SOCAN members.
  • To be eligible, all applicants must provide a letter of confirmation or invitation to attend the event or project activity.
    Applicants that are funded by the Travel Assistance Program are ineligible to receive funding from the Professional Development Assistance Program.
Application Steps:

Applicants must:

1. create an online account on the SOCAN Foundation's online application system,

2. fill out the online application form.



Application must be submitted before the activity starts.

Results will be announced within ten (10) weeks of the application.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. an application,
2. a letter of confirmation or invitation to attend the event or project activity.
3. final reports within 4 months after the grant confirmation.

Other Things to Note:

Extended deadline for Travel Assistance final report.
Travel Assistance Program is closed for 2022 and will reopen on February 1, 2023.

About the author
mmuise