Grant Name: Virtual Professional Development





Applications must be received at the MusicNL office no later than 2 weeks (14 days) prior to the start date of the proposed project. Late applications will not be considered

Projects must demonstrate financial need in order to be considered. Projects must meet program objectives.


Objective: this program is designed to provide professional development for the following:

  • To improve creative skills
  • To gain greater knowledge of the music industry
  • To conduct business that seeks to promote and market MusicNL members outside the province
  • To attend (virtual) music related conferences, festivals and events


Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must have been a resident of Newfoundland & Labrador for at least six (6) months prior to the application. Proof of residency may be required.
  • Applications will be limited to a maximum annual funding of $750.

 Eligible Expenses

Restrictions to eligible expenses

  • Online workshop/conference registration fees
  • Tuition fees
  • Professional fees (mentors)
  • Only those expenses incurred after the application has been received by MusicNL

 Ineligible Expenses

  • Any and all expenses not mentioned under eligible expenses
  • Applicant self-pay
  • Rental or purchase of any equipment

 Important Notes

  • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed
  • Your application will not be reviewed if you have a final report that is overdue.
  • Include a separate budget that reports the full cost of the project (all expenses incurred even if not eligible under this program.) This information will aid MusicNL in calculating the private investment in each project and to analyze the amount of investment Newfoundland and Labrador music initiatives might require.
  • Successful applicants will receive investment support until funding for this program is exhausted.
  • MusicNL reserves the right to decline or approve any application.
  • All projects must be approved by March 31 of the current fiscal year.

How to Apply?

Click the link below to fill out the application form.


Funding Amount

Individuals & groups can apply for a maximum of $750.

Contact Information

David Shears, Programs Manager
186 Duckworth Street
St. John’s, NL A1C 1G5
Phone: (709) 754-2574 (ext. 2)

Processing Fee



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