TRCoA 25K Artist Grant

Spring 2018 Nominees and Fan Participation!

  • Below are our top 16 nominees!
  • Now it's your turn to show your support so we can see how active your artist's fan base is!
  • Enter your email under the artist you want to support and click Show Support!
    (We will NEVER share your email with anyone, but we will be posting and emailing updates to the progress of events)
  • Only one entry per email/computer/ip address (TRCoA will remove fraudulent or suspect entries)
  • Fan Support ends Sunday, March 18th at midnight
  • The top four finalists will be determined by a combination of fan participation, the judges, and TRCoA staff and will be announced Monday, March 19th
  • The final four artists will then create recordings and music videos at Stinson Studios in March/April. Judges, fan views (of the released videos), and TRCoA staff will determine who is awarded the final grant


TRCoA's $25,000 Artist Grant - Details

Distrubuted when the final grant recipient is announced. This is cash dollars to help support the artist.

120 hours at Stinson Recording Studios and a full day working with legendary producer Tim Palmer. *valued at $9,000 for the final grant recipient

We will help you establish a band agreement, LLC, Partnership Filing, songwriting splits, work for hire, booking, etc. Final consulting with a lawyer will be provided. *valued at $2,000 for the final grant recipient

We will develop and establish a proper trademark filing, domain, social networks, website, and search engine optimization. *valued at $3,000 for the final grant recipient

We will run the math of income and expenses with three years of financial goals. This template can be re-used to develop a successful music business for years to come. *valued at $2,500 for the final grant recipient

A professional music video produced by TRCoA and Stinson Recording Studios (for each of the four finalists during the Video Production Stage). *valued at $3,000 for each of the four finalists

Major label representatives and other music industry professionals will see you during the fan participation stage and watch your video during the video production stage. They will also be providing Feedback. *valued at $1,500 for each of the top 16 nominees


  1. Nomination of Top 16 Artists (Jan 2018)
  2. Fan Participation*/Selection of Final 4 Artists (Feb 2018)
  3. Audio/Video Production of Final 4 Artists (March/April 2018)
  4. Final Fan Participation**/Grant Recipient Announced*** (April/May 2018)

*fans show support at
**fans show support by viewing videos
***TRCoA and our panel of music industry professionals will use the criteria of song writing, performance, originality and fan participation to nominate each artist at every stage.

Here at TRCoA and Stinson Studios, our goal is always to create extraordinary things, whether it be a record, a video, an event, or a new, passionate engineer or producer. Our Artist Grants fall right in line with that goal.

This grant allows us to meet the complex needs of some of the most exciting musical talent and connect them with some of the most well educated up and coming engineers, producers, and music business entrepreneurs.

We have been very fortunate here to have the resources to continually pursue our passions and these grants are our way of giving back and enriching everybody's lives in the process. Please take a close look at what the grant has to offer and if you think it would benefit you then please enter to be considered for nomination.

We look forward to creating something extraordinary with you.

-John Stinson