FUNDING – FACTOR MARKETING AND PROMOTION FOR NON-FACTOR-FUNDED SOUND RECORDINGS PROGRAM

The FACTOR Marketing and Promotion for Non-FACTOR-Funded Sound Recordings Program supports the marketing of commercially released full-length sound recordings that were not acquired or produced with FACTOR funding. The sound recording must have been commercially released and achieved a qualifying sales threshold or had a track charting on commercial radio.

FUNDING – FACTOR LIVE PERFORMANCE PROGRAM

The FACTOR Live Performance Program subsidizes the cost of domestic and international performances including showcases and tours. There are two components to this program: Tour Support and Showcase. To qualify for either of these components, you must either have a current release (released no longer than 24 months prior to the component submission date) or an … Continued

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FUNDING – FACTOR JURIED SOUND RECORDING PROGRAM

The FACTOR Juried Sound Recording Program funds a portion of the cost of production of an original full-length sound recording, and contributes to the marketing and promotion of that sound recording under the Marketing, Tour Support, Showcase, Radio Marketing, and Video components. Submissions are assessed by an independent jury of music industry professionals.

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FUNDING – FACTOR ARTIST DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

The FACTOR Artist Development Program offers a $2,000 subsidy (FACTOR will reimburse 75% of the eligible costs up to $2,000) toward one year of artist development activities including sound recording, touring & showcasing, video production, marketing and promotion. These activities must be detailed in an artist development plan, which is incorporated into the application on … Continued

FUNDING – CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS LONG-TERM PROJECT GRANT FOR INDIGENOUS ARTISTS

Long-Term Project Grants for Indigenous Artists fund First Nations, Inuit and Métis professional artists, cultural carriers, arts/cultural professionals, groups, collectives and arts/culture organizations. Grants provide support for any combination of eligible Creating, Knowing and Sharing activities for projects lasting between 1 and 3 years. The deadline for funding is in June of each year, and successful … Continued

FUNDING – CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS SHORT-TERM PROJECTS GRANT FOR INDIGENOUS ARTISTS

Short-Term Projects Grants for Indigenous Artists fund First Nations, Inuit and Métis professional and aspiring artists, cultural carriers, arts/cultural professionals, groups, collectives and arts/culture organizations. Grants provide support for any combination of eligible Creating, Knowing and Sharing activities for projects lasting up to 12 months. There are 4 due dates each year for applications for … Continued

FUNDING – CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS SMALL SCALE ACTIVITIES GRANT FOR INDIGENOUS ARTISTS

The Small Scale Activities Grant for Indigenous Artists funds activities that will advance artistic careers or practice. This may include acquiring materials for artistic production, engaging in career or artistic development activities or benefitting from specific expertise, advice or training from a professional artist or cultural carrier. This component is open to First Nations, Inuit … Continued

FUNDING – CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS TRAVEL GRANT FOR INDIGENOUS ARTISTS

The Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grant for Indigenous Artists funds First Nations, Inuit and Métis artists, arts/cultural professionals (including artists’ representatives), cultural carriers, artistic groups, collectives and organizations working in all disciplines. Grants support travel costs to attend significant events within Canada or abroad that advance your professional development, enable you or the artists … Continued

FUNDING – CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS INTERNATIONAL CIRCULATION AND TOURING GRANT

The Canada Arts Council International Circulation and Touring Grant funds activities linked to artistic exchange and networking for Canadian artists, artistic groups and arts organizations. Grants help build international exposure and increase the visibility of Canadian artists and their works abroad. International presenters, partners or host organizations must pay performance or exhibition fees to the presented … Continued

FUNDING – CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL GRANT

The Canada Arts Council International Travel Grant funds travel linked to international presentation, exhibition, artistic collaboration, networking and new market opportunities for Canadian artists and arts professionals, artistic groups and arts organizations. Grants provide support to attend significant events outside of Canada and build international presence. You can apply for this funding at any point before … Continued

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