Amplify BC: Music Industry Initiatives Program

By mmuise

The Music Industry Initiatives program is designed to support initiatives that grow and develop British Columbia’s diverse music ecosystem. Successful projects will build the capacity of BC’s music industry through training, knowledge transfer, and the creation of new business opportunities. Applicants can apply as an individual, collective, company or organization, and must be active in the music industry in BC; and headquartered in Canada, or located in and eligible to work in Canada.

Comments on Funding:

1. Grant amounts:
a) $2,000 - $20,000 for individuals, collectives, and companies or organizations without financial statements;
b) $2,000 - $60,000 for companies or organizations with financial statements in the form of a compilation engagement, review engagement, or audited statements.
2. This program will fund activities and related expenses incurred between January 1, 2023, and September 1, 2024.

Deadline: Applications are closed. This program will reopen in February 2024.

Applicants must:

  • be individuals, collectives, companies or organizations;
  • be start-ups that are newly registered companies in addition to existing companies;
  • be active in the music industry in BC;
  • be headquartered in Canada, or located in and eligible to work in Canada.
  • Business collaborations are welcome in this program. A primary applicant is required to take on legal responsibility for the project and manage all payments. The application should specify the partners or collaborators involved and their respective roles, with letters of support provided by each partner.
  • Research companies, consultants, or academic institutions are eligible to apply, but must demonstrate significant involvement from industry partnerships in delivering the project, and support from industry stakeholders for the project.
  • Municipalities and other levels of government are not eligible to apply.
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