With Harvard Broadcasting's annual contributions FACTOR, The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings is dedicated to providing assistance toward the growth and development of the Canadian independent recording industry. Support is provided to Canadian recording artists, songwriters, managers, labels and distributors through various programs which all aid in the development of the industry.  FACTOR and Harvard Broadcasting support many facets of the infrastructure which must be in place in order for artists and Canadian labels to progress into the international arena.