Grant Name: Factor – Support for Eligible Music Companies


Currently Closed



Business Development:

Applications can be submitted at any time prior to October 21, 2021.

Note that FACTOR will only approve one Business Development component application per Applicant per FACTOR fiscal year. Applicants must submit a Business Development Plan with the template provided by FACTOR, outlining the nature and scope of the project. FACTOR will only recognize expenses related to eligible activities occurring within the FACTOR fiscal year (April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022).

Business Travel and Songwriter Support for Music Publishers:

Rolling deadline. Applications must be submitted to FACTOR at least one calendar day before departure, and no earlier than six months in advance.


The Support for Eligible Music Companies program provides funding for business development initiatives that support the marketing and promotion of the company and its services, domestic and international travel to support the company’s development objectives through three components: Business Travel, Business Development, and Songwriter Support for Music Publishers.


  • Artist Manager 2 or 3
  • Music Distributor 2 or 3
  • Record Label 2
  • Record Label 3
  • Record Label 4
  • Music Publisher 2 or 3

Only Eligible Music Companies that have an approved Applicant Profile with a company rating of 2 or higher are eligible to apply for this program.

Funding Amount

Funding in this program is a grant. FACTOR will contribute 75% of the Total Eligible Budget to a maximum of:

  • $7,500 per Applicant companies rated 2 (max limit across both components per FACTOR fiscal year)
  • $20,000 per Applicant companies rated 3 and higher (max limit across both components per FACTOR fiscal year)

Contact Information

247 Spadina Avenue, Third Floor
Toronto, ON M5T 3A8
416 696 2215

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