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RESOURCES AND PROGRAMS

Ontario Creates supports the music industry with a variety of programs and services, including the Ontario Music Office which administers the Ontario Music Investment Fund.

FUNDING DEADLINES

Music :

Music Industry Initiatives

Deadline

October 29, 2020
5:00 PM EST

Music :

Music Creation

Deadline

July 23, 2020
5:00 PM EST

Music :

Global Market Development for Music Managers

Cycle 1

August 6, 2020
5:00 PM EST

Cycle 2

October 6, 2020
5:00 PM EST

Tax Credit

The Ontario Sound Recording Tax Credit (OSRTC) is a 20% refundable tax credit on eligible expenditures to produce and market sound recordings by emerging Canadian artists, available to Ontario-based Canadian corporations.

* Please note that the OSRTC has been discontinued. A company may still claim the OSRTC for eligible sound recordings that commenced before April 23, 2015, but can only calculate the tax credit on eligible expenditures incurred before May 1, 2016.

Funding

The Ontario Music Office provides funding for the Ontario music industry through three streams of the new Ontario Music Investment Fund.

Business Initiatives

Ontario Creates helps Ontario’s music industry through a variety of initiatives, including Digital Dialogue.

Research and Industry Information

Ontario Creates provides research on Ontario’s creative industries, including industry profiles. Our Online Research Library is accessible 24/7 and contains hundreds of Ontario Creates-funded and other industry studies.