Serving prince edward island’s creative sector

Current Opportunities

Funding | Sector Wide

PEI Arts Grants now accepting applications

Province of Prince Edward Island

The Arts Grants program offers three types of grants to support PEI art and artists. The Creation Grant supports the creation of artistic projects by professional artists. The Dissemination Grant assists with the presentation of the works of PEI professional artists to the public, ideally in a critical and/or curatorial context. The Professional Development Grant supports the professional development of professional artists’ careers.

Deadline: Oct 13
Learning | Craft

Craft HUB Activator Business Mentorship Program

Craft Alliance Atlantic

This is a pan-Atlantic initiative and open to craft producers, small scale manufacturers in the craft, giftware and apparel sectors, living and working in Atlantic Canada. There is no charge. The Program will aim to assist manufacturers, makers, and businesses, from historically disadvantaged communities within Atlantic Canada including BIPOC; LGBTQIA2S+; and persons with disabilities with: business development, coaching/mentoring, and increased sales.

Deadline: Sep 24
Showcase | Music

Submissions Open for Music PEI Awards

Music PEI

If you’ve had a commercial release since May 1st 2020, are involved in the Island’s music industry, or would like to nominate an eligible artist, industry professional or community contributor for a Music PEI Award. Music PEI Week will take place from March 2nd to 6th, 2022. Email with questions regarding awards submissions.

Deadline: Nov 12
Showcase | Music

Call for Folk Alliance 2022 Showcase Submissions

Music PEI

Music PEI and the East Coast Music Association have opened applications to the “Canadian Music. East Coast Style” virtual spotlight showcase at the 2022 Folk Alliance conference. The showcase spotlight will feature emerging and established export-ready artists from Atlantic Canada selected through a submission and jury process.

Deadline: Oct 1
Funding | Music

Digital Performance Content Creation Fund

Music PEI

Music PEI seeks submissions for the Digital Performance Creation Fund. The goal of this fund is to create digital live performance content to be used for showcase and online performance opportunities. Approved applicants are eligible to receive up to $1500 to help assist in the production costs of producing a live video performance.

Gig | Museums & Heritage

Request for Proposals: Provincial Museums Strategic Plan

Province of Prince Edward Island

The Province of Prince Edward Island requests proposals for the provision of a Provincial Museums System Strategic Plan as further described in the RFP Particulars. The Provincial Museums Strategic Plan will provide the province of Prince Edward Island with options for improving the provincial museum system.

Deadline: Oct 13
Learning | Craft

PEI Craft Council Presents The Business of Craft Course

PEI Craft Council

Course will be held from 6 to 9pm each Wednesday for nine weeks from September 29 to November 17.
Cost to participate: PEICC members (professional and general) $200 plus+ HST / Non members $250 + HST

Deadline: Sep 29
Gig | Film | Visual Arts

Request for Proposals: Historica Canada seeks production company to develop one new Heritage Minute

Historica Canada

The organization seeks to create an engaging new Heritage Minute that resonates with the brand and legacy of the celebrated collection while offering a fresh vision to capture new audiences. This new vision might include period dramatizations such as those seen in the established Heritage Minutes, as well as new visual treatments including innovative re-enactments, animation (2D and 3D) and CGI, and/or documentary formats.

Deadline: Oct 1
Exhibit | Visual Arts

Call for Submissions: Community Submission & Emerging Artists

The Guild

The Programming Committee is seeking submissions for 2022 from, but not limited to: emerging artists; mid-career artists; established and senior artists; artists of diverse backgrounds; artist populations that have been generally underserved; and community groups. As a cultural venue with its mandate for promotion and support for Island artists, Island artists will be awarded first consideration. All exhibitions will run for approximately 2 weeks.

Deadline: Dec 20
Gig | Design

Request for Proposals For Brand Refresh

Indian River Festival

Indian River Festival is undergoing a brand refresh and is in need of a new visual identity, and voice to better reflect the Festival’s mandate, mission and vision statements. This RFP seeks applications from individuals or vendors with expertise in graphic design and a copywriter (or a company that can supply both) to work with a professional brand strategist to execute the creative brief.

Deadline: Sep 29

CreativePEI is funded in whole or in part by the Canada/Prince Edward Island Labour Market Agreements.

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