Business Development Stream

The Business Development stream provides an investment for corporate development projects and other initiatives geared toward the marketing and promotion of the applicant company and its services.

With your application, you must submit:

  • Business Development Plan - Must include all intended business development activities to be undertaken if the project is approved

  • A current marketing plan

Business Development Stream Guidelines
Business Development Online Application
Business Development Completion Report
Business Development Cost Report (required for Completion Report)

Investment Program Declaration Template
Music Nova Scotia Investment Program Business Policies
Program Definitions of Eligible Applicants

Music Nova Scotia Logos and Acknowledgment Guide


  • March 15, 2017  (one deadline per fiscal year)

Who is Eligible?

  • Developing Company/Entrepreneur

  • Export Ready Company/Entrepreneur

Investment in this stream supports the company’s whole business and may not be artist-specific.

Level of Investment - $5,000.00 maximum per Applicant per Deadline

Percentage of Investment – 50%