Market Research

Prospection

Funder

CALQ

Program Type

Dissemination

Deadline

Rolling

Type of Aid

Grant

Financial Aid

75%, up to $7,500

Description

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19, ONLY APPLICATIONS FOR MARKET RESEARCH ACTIVITIES TAKING PLACE IN QUEBEC WILL BE CONSIDERED.

This program aids in the development of touring projects through promotional pre-tours or the participation in symposia, conferences, exhibitions, etc.

Criteria

  • If a project entails three performances or more, the application must be submitted under the Dissemination of Works Outside of Quebec grant program instead
  • Organizations already support by the Développement des organismes à l’extérieur du Québec funding program are not admissible
  • Applications must be submitted at least four weeks prior to the start of the project
  • Organizations receiving CALQ’s operating funding cannot submit a new application in any program if their fiscal year has been over for four months or longer and a report on the use of the grant, including financial statements, has yet to be received and approved by CALQ
  • Regardless of the program or section, an application cannot be made if a funded project has been completed for three months or longer and a report on the use of the grant has yet to be received and approved by CALQ
  • Maximum of eight concurrent projects with CALQ per year
  • An applicant cannot present a project that has already been reviewed and rejected in the same fiscal year unless it has been significantly altered

Eligible Expenses

  • For demonstration performances, funding obtained from CALQ can partially cover participants’ accommodation (maximum $140 per day) and transportation costs.
  • For other types of projects, the maximum eligible amount is determined based on destination:
  • Ontario and Maritimes (excluding Newfoundland): $750

  • Other Canadian provinces (including Newfoundland) and New England (Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine): $1,000

  • United States (excluding New England), Europe and Mexico: $2,000

  • Africa, Asia, Oceania, Central and South America: $2,500

Supporting Documents

  • Completed CALQ application form
  • Copies of the organization’s letters patent and general regulations
  • Copies of signed contracts or letters of engagement
  • Press kit and promotional materials