Marketing Support: Artist I

By mmuise

The Marketing Support: Artist I component of the Music Nova Scotia Investment Program supports Artists I and Record Labels applicants by contributing investment to the costs of the marketing and promotion of a single, EP, LP, or tour. Projects focused solely on asset creation are ineligible.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is an investment of 66.7% of the Total Eligible Budget to a Program maximum of $1,500 per deadlines to a maximum of $3,750 per year for Artist I applicants.

Deadline: March 15 June 15 September 15 December 15

Applicants must be:

  • Artist I artists (must meet all of the following):
    a) any Artist who has not reached Artist II or Artist III;
    b) must have completed two (2) Basic Training Sessions;
  • Developing Songwriters/Producers or Export Ready Songwriters/Producers (must meet all of the following):
    a) Nova Scotian owned business;
    b) Be a registered Nova Scotian business with CRA business numbers (including registered sole proprietors or partnerships);
    c) Be engaged in the primary activities of Songwriting or Production, including co-writes and toplining;
    d) Must have writing credits (minimum 33% writer’s share) on a minimum of 2 songs performed by an artist other than the songwriter;
    e) Can demonstrate revenues from core business activities including the sale and licensing of recorded music, publishing and commissions.
Application Steps:

Applicants must:

1. complete the Applicant Profile webform at least one (1) week prior to submitting an application;

2. complete the online application webform.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. a completed application form;
2. a current Marketing Plan.

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