Discover how the Government of Canada supports musical performances and provides funding to increase access for Canadians to a diverse range of Canadian music and to enhance the opportunities available for Canadian music artists and entrepreneurs.


Services and information

Canada Music Fund

Apply to this funding program that supports the Canadian music industry, including a wide range of creators and entrepreneurs, who create, produce and market original and diverse Canadian music.

Canada Arts Presentation Fund

Apply to the Canada Arts Presentation Fund for financial assistance to organizations that professionally present arts festivals or performing arts series, as well as their support organizations.

Canada Cultural Spaces Fund

Apply to the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund for financial assistance to increase access to cultural spaces for performing arts, visual arts, media arts, and to museum collections and heritage displays.

Canada Council for the Arts funding

Discover the grants, prizes and services provided by the Canada Council for the Arts to support the ongoing development of outstanding Canadian artistically driven music, created, performed, produced and disseminated by professional Canadian artists and arts organizations.

National Arts Centre

Learn how the National Arts Centre collaborates with artists and arts organizations across Canada to help create a national stage for the performing arts, and acts as a catalyst for performance, creation and learning across the country.


Copyright provides protection for literary, artistic, dramatic and musical creations. Learn about, search or apply for registration.

Canadian Armed Forces music

Music of the Canadian Armed Forces, including the bands and their marches, as well as career opportunities for musicians.

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