For jurisdictions with annual funding caps, it is important to know the fund balance and amount appropriated to date. Find out what is necessary to be certain that the amount needed by your project will be committed to it. Determine which jurisdictions with funding caps allocate funds to productions either on a first-come, first-served basis or on a discretionary basis. Some jurisdictions carry over unused incentive funds to the following year, and some jurisdictions do not carry over any unused funds.