SOCAN – Grant writing, Licensing and Royalties

Holly Hudson is the Program & Development Coordinator at SOCAN Foundation. She works to introduce funding initiatives and enhance existing programming available to music creators across Canada. A freelance grant writer since 2016 and a professional grant writer since 2018, Holly served as the funding coordinator at Valeo Arts Management, working to nurture a diverse roster of Canadian talent, including A Tribe Called Red, Haviah Mighty, Jean-Michel Blais, and Jeremy Dutcher. She has developed a Canadian granting system guide for emerging artists, and her expertise lies in helping musicians develop sustainable careers. Getting her start in the music industry by interning at Arts & Crafts Records, she has held positions at Bell Media, CBC, and Apple Music.