Apply for a Yukon High Performance Official Assistance Program grant

  1. What can you use this funding for?
  2. Eligibility criteria
  3. How to apply
  4. Funding decision process
  5. Post-season report

  1. What can you use this funding for?

    Eligible leadership development opportunities

    • Officials courses not offered in Yukon
    • Learning facilitator or course conductor training
    • Other approved training or upgrading, provided the person has acquired provincial level certification for that sport

    Eligible expenses 

    • Airfare
    • Accommodations and meals 
    • Course registration fees



  2. Eligibility criteria
    • A Canadian citizen.
    • A permanent resident of Canada.
    • A person whose family is in Canada on a work visa, and be a resident of Yukon for at least 1 year prior to application.
    • A member of their appropriate Yukon sport governing body.
    • Actively involved in officiating in that sport in Yukon.
    • Responsible to their Yukon sport governing body with regard to following through with their commitments and accountability for funding support received.
    • Be certified at a provincial level and be striving to upgrade their level of certification.
    • Willing to share information with other Yukon officials.

    Applicants must be aware that:

    • they are on an executive of a sport governing body must have a signature of another executive member;
    • an official may apply for only one sport per year; and
    • the funds may complement assistance available from other sources, but must not be used to duplicate assistance already available from other sources. These sources can include national sport organizations, Yukon sport governing bodies, and the Yukon Recreation Advisory Committee.

  3. How to apply
    1. Download and complete the application form
    2. Submit your application:
      In person to 4061 4th Avenue in Whitehorse.
      We're open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
      Email: signed and scanned documents can be emailed to
      Government of Yukon
      Sport and Recreation Branch (C-10)
      Box 2703
      Whitehorse, Yukon
      Y1A 2C6

  4. Funding decision process

    We notify applicants of the results within 6 weeks of the funding adjudication meetings. These are typically held the end of May.

  5. Post-season report

    Officials who receive a high performance grant must complete the post-season report.




If you have questions about the Yukon High Performance Officials Assistance Program, email, or phone 867-667-5606, toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 5606.