Sponsorship Program

By mmuise
Description:

The Sponsorship Program is designed to foster and promote the development and growth of the local film and video industry participants. It provides funding to individuals, corporations, cooperatives and not-for-profit organizations (including sectoral and service organizations) whose principle activity is in the film and video industry through three distinct programs.
The Promotional Travel Sub-Program provides funds to applicants to assist with travel-related expenses to market their products globally.
The Marketing and Distribution Sub-Program provides funds to assist with marketing-related expenses to market their products or for receptions related to marketing of these products.
The Workshop Assistance Sub-Program provides assistance to develop the local skill base.


Comments on Funding:

Funding for Travel Sponsorships is a 50% reimbursement up to a maximum of $2,000.
Funding is up to $2,000 for Professional Learning Sponsorships.

Deadline: Continuous Intake
Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • be individuals, corporations, cooperatives and not-for-profit organizations (including sectoral and service organizations),
  • have their principal activity in the film and video industry,
  • demonstrate that their primary focus is on the development, production and distribution of film and video products, if corporations, cooperatives or not-for-profit organizations,
  • be at least 51% owned by a resident or residents of Newfoundland and Labrador (a person who has maintained a principal residence in Newfoundland and Labrador for at least 12 consecutive months immediately prior to the date of application to a funding program), if corporations,
  • have been registered or incorporated in Newfoundland and Labrador for at least one year prior to application, if cooperatives or not-for-profit organizations,
  • be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, if individuals,
  • be 18 years old or older or hold post-secondary standing, if individuals,
  • have earned a portion of their income from their film and video activities, if individuals,
  • be recognized as “professional” by their peers, if individuals.
Application Steps:

Applicants must submit:

1. the application form and the supporting documents,

2. a brief report, expense claims and corresponding receipts on related activities within 30 days of completion of the activity before the disbursement of any funds.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. a completed application form,
2. a written request for funds addressed to Executive Director,
3. detailed budget illustrating expenses and sources of confirmed or anticipated funds and contributions.
Additional documents if applying for the Promotional Travel Sub-Program:
1. the applicant's Resume,
2. detailed information on the activity,
3. evidence of the invitation to or registration at the event,
4. a travel schedule.
Aditional documents if appling for the Marketing and Distribution Sub-Program:
1. detailed information on the project,
2. schedule of activities,
3. a marketing and distribution plan, including objectives.
Aditional documents if appling for the Workshop Assistance Sub-Program:
1. Resume of the resource person(s),
2. detailed information on the courses being offered,
3. curriculum plan for the course, including objectives of skills to be learned,
4. number of potential participants per workshop,
5. fees charged to participants.

Other Things to Note:

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