It’s no mystery - developing your networks and export potential is an essential part of artist and music business development. OMIC wants to help our members take advantage of the tremendous networking, business and export development opportunities available at Canadian Music Week - the largest gathering of artists and music industry professionals in the country - and so we’re offering up to 15 micro-grants to help you get there.

  • 4 x $500 grants for bands
  • 10 x $150 grants for individual artists, entrepreneurs and aspiring music industry professionals


  • Must hold an active (not expired) membership in the Ottawa Music Industry Coalition (Need to renew? Visit our online store here)

How to apply:
Send an email to info@ottawamic.comexplaining in 1,000 words or less:

  • Why do you want to attend CMW? How will attending CMW help advance your career or music business?
  • What are your goals for your trip?
  • What’s your plan for achieving them?

Please also include a link to your website or other supporting materials to help us get a better sense of who you are and where you are in your career.

Applications will be assessed based on:

  • Applicant commitment to a career in music / music business
  • Ability to demonstrate value of opportunity to career and / or business development