Funding Programs + Deadlines

1. MUSIC Industry Initiatives

This program will support the development of BC’s music industry, funding projects that support training, skills development, export activities, business development, research and a new focus on young up-and-coming talent. 

2. Career Development

This program will support the careers of emerging and established artists in BC, funding sound recordings, music videos and marketing initiatives, as well as attracting national and international business to BC recording studios. 

Summer intake opens June 13, 2018 | Deadline July 25, 2018.

Winter intake opens November 1, 2018 | Deadline December 12, 2018.

Rolling intake for non-BC artists for Record in BC opens June 27, 2018. Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2019, or until all funds are disbursed.

3. Live Music

This program will support BC-based live music events, creating engagement opportunities for audiences, artists and youth, and enhancing music tourism throughout BC.

Live Music intake opens October 3, 2018 | Deadline November 14, 2018.

4. Music Company Development

This program will support the sustainability, growth and capacity of BC’s music companies. 

Opens August 8, 2018 | Deadline September 19, 2018

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