Music Promotion Fund

Open to individuals and organizations, grants of the Music Promotion Fund aim to support and encourage initiatives that contribute to the artistic development of Quebec musicians.

Calling for application 

Conditions of admissibility
- The application must be made by a member of the Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec (GMMQ).
- The project must occur between October 1st of the current year and October 1st of the following year.
- The project must meet at least one of the following goals:

1. Promote, stimulate, encourage and promote the dissemination of music in all its forms, including concerts, workshops, various events on music in all aspects including economic, legal, social and cultural aspects;
2. Promote the recruitment, training, orientation and development of musicians.

Evaluation criteria
- Quality of the artistic work;
- Interest and relevance of the project;
- Feasibility of the project;
- Quality being equal, projects involving GMMQ members will be preferred.

Contents of the application
1. Application form completed;
2. Detailed description of the project;
3. Total budget for your project by specifying all sources of funding;
4. Visibility Plan provided for the Fund and the GMMQ;
5. List of persons involved in the project and their numbers of members (GMMQ) if applicable;
6. Stamped envelope if you want some documents back.

Conditions for awarding grants

  • 50 % of the money will be paid once the projects are chosen by the jury
  • 50% of the money will be given to winner(s) upon proof of execution of the project and submission of supporting documents such as the contract sent to the GMMQ, invoices or other. Please note that those who don't provide these documents can not reapply for the Music Promotion Fund.

Mailing address
Communications Department
Music Promotion Fund
Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec (GMMQ)
505, boul. René-Lévesque W., Suite 900
Montreal (Quebec) H2X 1Y7

Deadline: September 10 of the current year or the next business day (postmark as proof).
Response time: 15 working days after the deadline
Information: communications@gmmq.com / 514 842-2866 ext. 229