Comments on Funding:
Funding under this component is at up to 75% of total eligible budget.
Funding under the MPN program is a grant of up to $20,000, plus up to $5,000 in the Radio Marketing component.
The funding limits for the Video component are as follows:
a) Artist 3: $40,000 per FACTOR fiscal year, across all programs; and
b) Artist 2 and General: $20,000 per FACTOR fiscal year, across all programs. General artists are not eligible for the Video program; however, the Video component is available to General artists through all full-length sound recording and marketing programs.
FACTOR funding under the Video component for all programs is up to 75% of the total eligible budget.
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%.
Non-Canadian music companies, including major labels, are not eligible to apply.
Applicants must submit:
a) a permanent link to streaming copy of the video(s) (e.g. YouTube, Vimeo, artist’s website): and
b) a Supplier’s Declaration and Undertaking signed by each video producer.
Other Things to Note:
Program guidelines for 2022-2023 were published in April 2022.