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CM Funding Program Survey Results

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

CM Funding Program Survey

Canadian Musician surveyed musicians across the country to find out their experience, knowledge, and opinions on government funding programs for musicians and music businesses/organizations. Here are the results…

Which of the following funding bodies for musicians and music businesses/organizations are you familiar with (select all that apply):

Canada Music Fund (CMF) – Music Entrepreneur: Aid to Canadian Music Industry National Service Organizations   37%

FACTOR        75%

Radio Starmaker Fund    27%

MuchFACT      28%

I am not familiar with any of the above  15%

Have you or your business/organization ever received funding from FACTOR, the Radio Starmaker Fund, MuchFACT, the Canada Music Fund, and/or another provincial program?

Yes   10%

No    87%

Don’t know   3%

Have you applied for but NOT received funding from FACTOR, the Radio Starmaker Fund, MuchFACT, Canada Music Fund, and/or another provincial program?

Yes   38%

No    62%

If you have not applied for funding through one of the above-mentioned grant programs, would consider doing so in the future?

Yes           38%

Maybe     18%

No            7%

Not sure   15%

N/A    22%

Do you think government funds should be made available for musicians and music businesses/organizations?

Yes   62%

Depends on the program & recipients    35%

No  3%

Don’t know 0%

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