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 promotes new forms of artistic cooperation, particularly through co-production and reciprocity agreements, and also emphasizes the presence of Quebec artists and the presentation of their works both within the province and abroad.

Criteria

  • Eligible market research projects are exploratory missions with objectives such as the preparation of artistic activities, researching potential partners and new networks, the development of exchanges or projects relating to the circulation of works, and market entry
  • Projects can be carried out in Quebec or abroad, and their goal must be outreach for Quebec artists
  • Projects can only pertain to living artists and must contribute to the outreach of Quebec artists
  • Partners must submit a letter of intent or commitment to the project
  • 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
  • Organizations funded by SODEC or the Ministry of Culture and Communications are ineligible

Eligible Expenses

  • Communication expenses are eligible up to $200. Other eligible expenses include travel and accommodation costs for participants.
  • The maximum eligible amount is determined based on destination:
  • Québec (excluding Îles-de-la-Madeleine), Ontario and Maritimes (excluding Newfoundland): $750

  • North of Québec (excluding Nunavik), Îles-de-la-Madeleine, other Canadian provinces (including Newfoundland) and New England (Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine) : $1,000

  • Nunavik, 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
  • List of board members
  • Copies of documents outlining the transaction terms between related parties (if applicable)
  • Copies of signed contracts with artists, participants, etc.
  • Curriculum vitae of artists and participants
  • Written confirmation for participants and venues
  • Formal meeting schedule