• National Indigenous Peoples Day!

    Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day! To honour and celebrate the cultures and contributions of Indigenous peoples in Canada we created a #FACTORfunded Indigenous artists playlist.

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  • Artist Development Plan Template Tips!

    Tips to help you fill out your Artist Development Plan correctly!

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  • Juried Sound Recording: Funding Breakdown for General Artists

    A quick breakdown of the different funding maximums in each Juried Sound Recording Component for General Artists.

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  • Artist Development & Juried Sound Recording Deadline – May 31, 2018

    The Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording Deadline is on Thursday May 31, 2018.

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  • 2018 Annual Profile Review Deadline – February 28th

    The deadline to update your applicant and artist profiles is coming up on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 11:59pm PST

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  • January 25, 2018 – Artist Development & Juried Sound Recording Deadline

    If you plan to submit to the Artist Development or Juried Sound Recording deadline by January 25th 2018, now is the time to update your artist profile bio, determine your project goals, write your Artist Development Plan, or prepare your JSR marketing plan.

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  • FACTOR
    Budget Updates for Completions and Applications

    The Budget section of both the Completion and Application component has been updated and simplified.

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  • Semi-Annual Profile Review August 2017

    As of this year, the Semi-Annual Profile Review will be conducted by client request only. The Semi-Annual Profile Review deadline is Thursday, August 31 2017.

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  • 2017 Polaris Music Prize Short List

    The 2017 Polaris Music Prize Short List!

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  • Meg Symsyk
    FACTOR Announces Meg Symsyk as New Board Chair

    FACTOR announces new board chair and names two new board members and executive at 2017 AGM.

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  • Annual Artist Profile Review – Tuesday February 28th 2017

    Twice a year FACTOR reviews all the artist profiles in our system and reassigns artist ratings. The next profile review deadline is scheduled for Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Clients should log in to portal.factor.ca and verify that the information provided in their artist profile is accurate and up-to-date by 11:59pm PST on this date.

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  • Government Increases Export Funding

    As of January 2017, the Government of Canada 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.

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