• This program is currently closed.



Type of Program:



This component is intended to fund projects that improve the accessibility of Canadian music to the public via digital platforms, and to develop the infrastructure and capacity of Canadian digital music markets.


Funding under this component is at 75% of the Total Eligible Budget to a maximum of $50,000 per year. The amount of funding provided shall be proportionate to the scope, reach, and impact of the project.

When It Ends:



Rolling Deadline


Applicant must:

  • Applicants must be Canadian-owned; or, in the case of a non-profit, be governed by a majority Canadian Board of Directors. 
  • The event or project must have been operating for at least two years prior to the date of application; or, for new or first-time projects,
  • The Applicant must show at least two years’ related experience necessary to undertake a project of that nature.

Application Steps:


Submit a one-page Letter of Intent to Factor;


Create and submit on Factor online system: a User Profile (log-in data) and an Applicant Profile (data of the person or the company who will be legally and financially responsible for the funded project). 

No Application will be considered until the Artist Profile or Applicant Profile has been verified and given a Rating. Applicants are advised to ensure that the Artist Profile(s) and Applicant Profile have been created, submitted, and given a Rating well in advance of any deadline.

Other Things to Note:

This component has been retired.

About the author 


Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
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