Funding Programs + Deadlines
Funding for Amplify BC is renewed annually, and will be determined in spring 2021. Sign up for Creative BC's Music Industry Newsletter to receive updates on future program launches and funding deadlines.
2020-21 Amplify BC Programs:
1. LIVE MUSIC
This 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.
Opens June 17, 2020 | Deadline July 28, 2020
This program supports innovative projects, platforms and services that address the needs of BC’s music industry in response to the pandemic. This funding is delivered as part of support for music companies in BC’s music industry.
Opens June 30, 2020 | Closed September 30, 2020
This program supports the sustainability, growth and capacity of BC’s music companies. In 20/21, this program will provide one-time operational support for music companies affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in order to protect existing infrastructure and jobs.
Opens July 15, 2020 | Deadline August 26, 2020
This program will support the development of BC’s music industry, funding projects that support training, skills development, export activities, business development, research and up-and-coming talent.
Opens July 15, 2020 | Closed January 31, 2021
This program will support the careers of emerging and established artists in BC, funding sound recordings, music videos and marketing initiatives.
Opens September 2, 2020 | Deadline October 14, 2020
Funding through Record in BC for out-of-province and international artists is on hold until further notice.