The Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) has issued an advisory that the federal government has increased the annual allocation to Export activities, including international tours and showcases under the New Musical Works program, and Export showcases under the Collective Initiatives program for this and next fiscal year.
For those eligible artists and their representatives who are planning tours and showcases outside of Canada in the winter of 2017 or the early spring, additional funding may be available. To find out more, contact your FACTOR Project Coordinator immediately.
Eligible costs under this component covers the usual eligible tour costs such as travel, accommodation, personnel, backline, transport, etc.
For those organizations who have committed to or are developing Export Showcases in the winter or early spring of 2017 and are eligible to apply for Collective Initiatives support, contact Evelyn Cream--the Collective Initiatives manager at FACTOR as soon as possible.
Eligible costs under this component include venue rental(s), production and production personnel, and catering.
Consult the Showcase Production for Export-Ready Artists guidelines [pdf] for further information.