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Funding Programs

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Music industry development (MID) Investment Fund

The Music Industry Development Program (MID) supports the New Brunswick music industry through investment in projects submitted by New Brunswick artists and industry professionals.

Aboriginal Affairs Grants Program 

The Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat's (AAS) Grants Program funds small-scale, non-profit projects/initiatives of a social, cultural, and educational nature. AAS provides small grants to individuals, First Nation communities, and Aboriginal Organizations for a variety of events, projects and initiatives to help improve the government’s relationship with First Nation communities and Aboriginal organizations. 


ArtsNB offers help to New Brunswick professional artists, in all discipline.


{ For the Musicaction Program, please visit our French section of the funding programs. }

FACTOR is dedicated to providing assistance toward the growth and development of the Canadian music industry.

Canada Council for the Arts

Canada Council grants are now organized into six programs:

Explore and Create  |  Engage and Sustain  |  Creating, Knowing and Sharing  |  Supporting Artistic Practice  |  Arts Across Canada  |  Arts Abroad


SOCAN Foundation provides grants for Canadian music creators and publishers working to promote appreciation for Canadian music in today’s society

Municipal grants in New Brunswick

A number of municipalities in New Brunswick provide grants to organizations or individuals for cultural activities benefiting the community. If you do not see your community in this list, contact your elected officials for more information.