The Live Music program supports BC-based live music events, creating engagement opportunities for audiences, artists, and youth.
In 2020/21, this program will provide one-time operational support for venues, festivals, and concert presenters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in order to protect existing infrastructure and jobs.
Live Music Program Budget: $2.2million
Stream A of the Live Music program supports BC-based companies and organizations that have previously received funding through the Creative BC Live Music program through Amplify BC and the former BC Music Fund.
Grants of $500-$50,000 will be disbursed based on a percentage of annual revenues to support operational expenses.
Creative BC will send eligible applicants an application form on June 19, 2020. Applicants must submit their application no later than July 5, 2020 at 11:59PM PST.
Applicants will be notified of the results of their application within 10 business days of the deadline.
Please read the program guidelines for Stream A:
Stream B of the Live Music program accepts applications from BC-based live music presenters.
Grants of $500-$75,000 will be disbursed to support operational expenses, based on need, urgency and impact.
Applications for Stream B will open on June 30, 2020. The deadline for applications is July 28, 2020 at 11:59PM PST.
The review period for complete applications is approximately 4 weeks after the program deadline date.
Please read the guidelines for Stream B:
2019/20 FINAL REPORT INFORMATION FOR FUNDING RECIPIENTS
If you have any additional questions, please contact:
Kaitlyn Reining | Program Analyst, Music
Phone: +1 604 730 2254