Music Company Development - Now Closed


The Music Company Development program is designed to build the capacity and support the growth and sustainability of BC-based music companies through investing in business development activities.

Applicant companies are eligible to apply for a grant to cover up to 50% of eligible expenses for business development activities that will increase organizational capacity and long-term business viability.

Music Company Development Program Budget: $900,000

application deadlines

Applications for this program will be accepted starting August 8, 2018. The deadline for this program is September 19, 2018 at 11:59pm.

application information

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

application evaluation

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. Evaluation is competitive and comparative, based on the applications submitted and funding available. Applications will be evaluated by Creative BC staff and a panel of industry professionals representing a variety of genres, industry backgrounds, regions, and demographics. Refer to the scoring sheet below to view the weighting of the categories.

info sessions

Register for an online or in-person information session and join Creative BC staff to learn about the Music Company Development program. 

Missed these dates? Check out the Info Session Presentation


If you have any additional questions, please contact:

Kaitlyn Reining | Program Analyst, Music
Phone: +1 604 730 2254