The Comprehensive Artist program contributes toward the cost of acquiring, producing and marketing a full-length album.
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Components in this program
You may add multiple, repeat components as is appropriate for your project’s timeline, subject to the program limits. You must submit a budget and/or complete project details online each time you apply for a component of your project.
Applications may be submitted at any time; however, please note that (a) only costs incurred after the date of application will be recognized; (b) recording must start within six months of application for the sound recording; and (c) applications for all component funding must be submitted within the later of six months after commercial release, or 24 months after the date of the Sound Recording application.
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Funding & Payments
For the first phase of the project, FACTOR will contribute 50-100% of the eligible budget components, as detailed in the guidelines, to a maximum of $82,500. Comprehensive Artist projects with sales exceeding the qualifying sales threshold may also qualify for a second phase of funding up to $40,000.
FACTOR staff assess the eligibility of the projects and costs and make a recommendation to the Board of Directors for their approval. Assessment time is six to eight weeks from the date of application.