No Fixed Amount
Type of Program:
This component supports international market development initiatives that benefit export-ready Canadian artists. It is intended for Applicants whose activities engage a number of export-ready artists in showcase opportunities of international significance.
Comments on Funding:
Funding under this component is at 75% of the total eligible budget. The amount of funding provided shall be proportionate to the scope, reach, and impact of the project.
Recipient Accessibility Support Fund: FACTOR grant recipients are eligible for top-up support to their project funding of up to $5,000 each fiscal year, not to exceed $5,000 per project for costs related to accessibility. Eligible costs claimed under this fund will be reimbursed at 100%.
FACTOR’s contribution plus any other public funding cannot exceed 100% of the project’s total eligible budget.
When It Ends:
1. March 1, 2022 for events occurring between May 1, 2022 – October 31, 2022
2. February 1, 2022 for provincial/territorial music industry associations applying for the full year’s export programming.
As a condition of funding, you must also provide the appropriate logo and acknowledgment in your production, and on any press and marketing materials, promotional items, and audio-visual materials produced under this program.
Submit a one-page Letter of Intent to Factor. For all components, Applicants for first-time funded projects must submit a Letter of Intent at least five months prior to start date and receive permission from FACTOR to apply.
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:
In 2021 program guidelines were released in April 2021.
Deadlines: For all components, Applicants for first-time funded projects must submit a Letter of Intent at least five months prior to start date and receive permission from FACTOR to apply.
Application Deadlines (this component only): Period Four Deadline: March 1, 2022 for events occurring between May 1, 2022 – October 31, 2022.
For provincial/territorial music industry associations only: Applications for the full year’s export programming must be submitted by February 1.