Career Development: BC Artists - Now Closed

The Career Development program is designed to support the economic growth and career development of emerging and established artists in the areas of sound recording, marketing, and music videos, and attract national and international artists to BC to record.

Artist-entrepreneurs and music companies are eligible to apply for a grant to cover up to 50% of eligible expenses. 

Career Development Program Budget: $1.7 million

APPLICATION DEADLINE for BC artists: Now closed

Summer intake opens June 6th, 2019 | Deadline July 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM PST

Winter intake opens October 30, 2019 | Deadline December 11, 2019 at 11:59 PM PST

The deadline and information for out-of-province and international artists can be found under the Career Development: Record in BC.

APPLICATION Information for BC artists

For information on how to apply, please read the program guidelines for the Career Development program: 

APPLICATION evaluation for BC artists

Applications for Emerging and Established BC artists will be evaluated by Creative BC staff and panel of industry professionals representing a variety of genres, industry backgrounds, regions and demographics. Applications will be scored according to the priorities of the program, the economic impact of the project, and the applicant's capacity to deliver the project.


All recording activities supported by the Career Development program must take place at an eligible recording facility. Complete this form to become an eligible recording facility for the Career Development program. A list of criteria can be found on page four of the program guidelines. If you have previously been approved by Creative BC, use this form to update your details.


Join Creative BC staff and learn about the Career Development program. Register for your in person or online session today. 

Attend an artist drop in session to work on your grant application with Creative BC on hand to answer questions: 

View or download the Info Session Power Point:



If you have any additional questions, please contact:
Gina Loes | Program Analyst, Music 
Phone: +1 604 730 2253