FACTOR: Business Policies and Program Updates 2020-2021

FACTOR: Business Policies and Program Updates 2020-2021 Published April 1, 2020 Click here to access the 2020-2021 Standard Terms and Business Policies Handbook.  COVID-19 Related Program Changes The minimum percentage of FACTOR’s funding contribution is now 75% of the total eligible budget, across all programs. This change comes as part of a relief effort from the Department of Canadian Heritage. Components already currently funded at 100%, 75%, or subsidy-based will not change. For components that were previously funded at 50%, FACTOR will now fund at 75%. This affects the following programs: Collective Initiatives – Industry Events and Showcase Production for [...]

2020-04-03T14:14:22-07:000 Comments

Deadlines extended: FACTOR Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording programs

Deadlines extended: FACTOR Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording programs  In light of the ever growing impact COVID-19 is having on our world, FACTOR will be extending two of its upcoming deadlines. The Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording deadline will be extended by two weeks. The new deadline is Thursday May 28, 11:59pm PT. For eligible music companies looking to apply for support through the Support for Eligible Music Companies program, the Business Development deadline will be extended by 4 weeks. The new deadline is Thursday May 21, 11:59pm PT. For more information, visit https://www.factor.ca/covid-19-upcoming-deadlines-extension/

2020-04-03T12:48:04-07:000 Comments

Music Yukon closed until further notice

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, Music Yukon will be closed until further notice, effective immediately. This closure includes the office, as well as the rehearsal space and equipment rentals. This has been a difficult decision that is not taken lightly. Our top priority is the health and safety of our membership, and our extended community. We’ll be working hard from our homes in the meantime to plan our next steps, and do all we can to support our music community (from a safe distance). We understand this is a difficult time for many. Please keep us posted on [...]

2020-04-03T12:49:33-07:000 Comments