Shawn Hook, MuchFact
Shawn Hook, MuchFact

MuchFact Announces Nearly $500K In New Grant Round

Bell Media’s MuchFACT has released the details surrounding the latest 18 funding recipients from the August 6 Music Committee Meeting.

In this round, more than $490,810 was awarded to 18 recipients in four categories: Music Content Package, Music Videos, Online Music/Video Project, and Digital Tools.

Since 1984, MuchFACT has awarded over $69-million, and funded more than 7,100 projects.

Here’s the list of recipients:


Grimes – “F.W.B”
Jazz Cartier – “Red Alert” and “100 Roses”
Majid Jordan ft. Drake – “My Love”


Half Moon Run – “Turn Your Love”
John River – “The Storm”
Purity Ring – “Heartsigh”
Rainer + Grimm – “Talk to Me”
Raz Fresco ft. Tre Mission – “Swervin in Bape”
Shawn Hook – “Relapse”
The Glorious Sons – “The Contender”
Tyler Shaw – “Dizzy”
Young Empires – “Uncover Your Eyes”
Yukon Blonde – “Como”
Zeds Dead – “Luv Ya Like Gangsta”


Braids – “Warm Like Summer”
Bravestation – “Actors”
Once a Tree – “Hide”


Tennyson – “Like What”

The next deadline for submitting MuchFACT applications is Sept. 10th. Applications can be submitted at

About MuchFACT:

MuchFACT supports the Canadian music community through funding and promotion of music videos and related music content for all media platforms. The non-profit is exclusively funded by Much & M3, divisions of Bell Media Inc. The Foundation has helped the careers of many of Canada’s most prominent musicians including Carly Rae Jepsen, Celine Dion, Dragonette, Matt Mays, Serena Ryder, The Tragically Hip, Arcade Fire, K-OS, Feist, Shad, Nelly Furtado, Sam Roberts, Metric, k.d. lang, and the Barenaked Ladies. MuchFACT has also had a great impact on developing Canadian directors, many of whom have gone on to direct award-winning music videos, as well as feature films and documentaries.

And from the November jury award, The New Pornographers' "Champions of Red Wine"

Editor's note: An earlier version gave the incorrect amount and has been adjusted as such.


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