OMDC Newsletter
June 2014

OMDC Program Deadlines and News

Note: *All Program Deadlines are by 5 pm

OMDC Research Grant

June 23, 2014 - OMDC Research Grant Application Deadline
Research grant applicants are reminded that it is their responsibility to ensure that they are working with the most current program guidelines and application materials. Please visit our website at this link, before beginning your application for the most up to date guidelines and application processes.

OMDC Book Fund

The Ontario Music Fund (OMF)

OMF Live Music Stream

OMF Music Company Development Stream

OMF Music Futures Stream

OMF Music Industry Development Stream

OMDC Magazine Fund

OMDC Interactive Digital Media Fund

Industry Development Program

Ongoing | OMDC's Industry Development Program offers financial and, where appropriate, strategic support to established trade and event organizations that are undertaking initiatives that provide business growth and business development opportunities for Ontario cultural media companies. Guidelines are now posted on our website at For further information contact:

OMDC's OAP Training Videos Available Online!

We are very pleased to announce that the OAP training videos have gone live and can be found on the Online Application Portal Training Videos page of the OMDC website.

OAP Quick Tip

The Portal Dashboard displays five of the most recent action items by default. To see the full list, click SHOW ALL at the bottom right corner of the Action Items table. You can also remove closed action items from the Dashboard by selecting the HIDE button to the right of the closed items.

Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation : OMDC Requires Your Consent

OMDC currently sends out emails containing news and information about our programs, services and events for Ontario’s creative media industries. Canadian anti-spam legislation, which comes into effect on July 1, 2014, requires us to receive recipients’ agreement to continue sending them this information. (Please note that correspondence related to tax credit and program applications is not affected.)

OMDC sent out a request for consent via email the first week of June. Please respond to that message to indicate whether or not you consent to receiving email communications from OMDC about programs, services and events, or visit our consent page at this link. You may withdraw your consent at any time, either by visiting our website or contacting us at

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