Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR)

Darryl Smith

902-423-6271 (Ext. 107)


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As a Canadian recording artist, song writer, artist manager, record label owner, music publisher, distributor, or event producer of English language content, you could qualify for funding. Eligible activities include:

  • Sound recording
  • Business development
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Business travel and tours
  • Creation of a music video
  • Workshops for songwriters

Funding generally comes in the form of grants, or a combination of loans and grants, provides maximum amounts that range from $750 to $200,000 and generally covers up to 50% of the cost of eligible activities.