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OMF – Music Company Development


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All programs under the Ontario Music Fund (OMF) are closed. The 2019/20 Ontario Budget announced a commitment to review and modernize the OMF. This process is currently underway. New program information and timelines will be communicated via the Ontario Creates website when finalized and confirmed.  
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Guidelines and Application Form For The Previous Ontario Music Fund

The Music Company Development stream of the Ontario Music Fund is intended to provide Ontario-based music companies with funding to support new or expanded business activities, including strategic business and market development, in the form of investments and undertakings.

OMF Music Company Development Guidelines

OMF Music Company Development - Activity Budget Template 

OMF Music Company Development - Revenue Breakdown Template

Application Form/Online Application Portal

OMF Final Cost Report Guidelines

Applicants are encouraged to thoroughly review the guidelines and if necessary, register your company’s corporate information with the OAP.

Enquiries Program Coordinator, OMO


Enquiries regarding the Online Application Portal (OAP) should be directed to applyhelp@ontariocreates.ca

To receive notification of upcoming deadlines and program updates, please register with your complete contact information, including your full name, company name and telephone number, as well as the name of the program that you are interested in.

Online Application Portal

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Funding Deadlines

Film Fund - Development
Friday, January 29, 2021 5:00 PM ET

Export Fund (Book)
Deadline 2: Monday, August 31, 2020 5:00 PM ET

IDM Fund: Global Market Development
Deadline 1: May 25, 2020 5:00 pm ET
Deadline 2: August 31, 2020 5:00 pm ET

Magazine Fund
Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:00 PM ET

Book Fund
Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:00 PM ET

Film Fund - Production
CYCLE 2: July 7, 2020, 5:00 PM EST
CYCLE 3: November 17, 2020, 5:00 PM EST

Export Fund (Film And Television)
Deadline 2: Monday, August 31, 2020 5:00 PM ET

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