What: The MusiCounts Band Aid Program provides up to $15,000 worth of musical instruments, equipment and resources to any type of school music program. Grants are awarded in allotments between $5,000 and $15,000. Funds from the MusiCounts Band Aid Program may be used to support any approach to music education, and purchase any kind of musical instruments.
Who Can Apply: All public, separate and First Nations schools in Canada are welcome to apply. Schools can apply for support with an existing music program, or schools with no music program may apply to build a music program at their school. Teachers, administrators and/or school support staff may prepare an application on behalf of their school.
When: Applications for the 2020-21 application cycle open on September 15, 2020. The final application deadline is November 19, 2020.
Early Bird Prizes: If you submit your full application before Oct. 20, your school will be entered for a chance to receive 1 of 2 Peace Paragon Stage II Maple Drum kits, each valued at more than $3,000. These kits are generously donated by Heartbeat Distributors in Surrey, BC.