Support for Music and Variety Companies – Section 1A: Industrial Sector – General Aid

Aide aux entreprises en musique et variétés – Volet 1A : Secteur industriel – Aide globale



Program Type



14-Jun-21; 22-November-21

Type of Aid


Financial Aid

Variety: 35%, up to $350,000; Music: 50%, up to $350,000


This section of the program contributes to the strengthening of Quebec companies in the music and variety industries demonstrating significant potential. It encourages the development of artists’ careers by supporting established companies, which act as intermediaries in their fields.


  • Eligible applicants include companies or groups of related companies, legally incorporated and active for at least five years
  • Applicants must have already received SODEC funding at least three times in the last five accounting periods
  • Applicants must have achieved revenues of at least $2 million for variety or $1.2 million for music during the accounting period preceding the application
  • Eligible activities include those related to:
  • Music or variety content production

  • Music or variety concert production

  • Promotion and marketing

  • Management

  • Applicants must have carried out at least ten eligible activities for at least six Quebec artists, groups, or ensembles under contract during the accounting period preceding the application, representing an investment greater than $1 million for variety or $600,000 for music

Eligible Expenses

  • No eligibility requirements indicated

Supporting Documents