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Emergency Relief Funds for IDM companies from CMF

Aug 27, 2020 | News, Uncategorized

This is part of the $27.8M in funding that was designated for Canada’s audiovisual sector as part of Phase 2 of the COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund for Cultural, Heritage and Sport Organizations by the Government of Canada.

The funding is being made available to applicants who have not previously received COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funds from the CMF Allocation and who meet the eligibility criteria. Eligible Applicants will receive between $5,000 and $100,000, to be determined through a formula-based approach.

The program will open Monday, August 31 and the deadline to apply is Friday, September 25, 2020.


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The Canada Media Fund (CMF) fosters, promotes, develops and finances the production of Canadian content and relevant applications for all audiovisual media platforms. The CMF guides Canadian content towards a competitive global environment through fostering industry innovation, rewarding success, enabling a diversity of voice and promoting access to content through industry and private sector partnerships. To learn more, please visit