Apply for funding for a project that supports victims or prevents crime

The Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust funds community projects. These projects support victims or prevent crime.

Who can apply?

Yukon-based:

  • municipal governments;
  • non-profit organizations;
  • First Nation governments; and
  • school councils or boards.

Is your project eligible?

Projects need to do at least 1 of the following:

  • reduce crime;
  • prevent gender-based violence or violence against women and children;
  • address the root causes of crime;
  • provide information about crime prevention, preventing victimization and services offered for victims; or
  • provide programs and services for victims.

Eligible project costs

  • Actual administrative costs
  • Program supplies and materials
  • Equipment purchase of up to $500
  • Equipment rental of up to 10 per cent of the request and up to a total of $1,500
  • Travel within the Yukon
  • Wages, honoraria and professional fees up to $300 per day, per individual
  • Rental or lease of space
  • Utilities
  • Advertising and promotion of the project
  • Production of pamphlets, posters, manuals or other educational materials

The following applications are not eligible:

  • Individuals
  • Businesses
  • Organizations with overdue reporting or that owe money to the Government of Yukon
  • Capital equipment purchases
  • Travel outside of the Yukon
  • Projects that duplicate existing government programs
  • Projects that have already taken place
  • Profit-making projects
  • Fundraising events

The fund coordinator can help you figure out if your project and its costs are eligible. You can find contact information at the bottom of the page.

How do you apply?

Before you apply:

  1. Check with the fund coordinator to confirm if your organization is up-to-date and eligible. See contact information below.
  2. Review the guidelines and application. To save this fillable PDF, right click and choose "Save link as...," "Download linked file as...," or "Save target as...". You then need to open the saved file with Adobe Reader, which is a free software program.
  3. If you would like to submit a video as part of your application, you can find instructions here.

If you have trouble with the application, email [email protected] or phone 867-667-8746 or toll-free in the Yukon 1-800-661-0408 extension 8746.

Fill out the application form:

  1. Type or write clearly.
  2. Ensure that your revenues match your expenses.
  3. When it's complete, have the application signed by an authorized signatory.

Attach the following:

Submit your application:

In person: 212 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 210 in Whitehorse. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 1-867-393-6240
Mail:
Government of Yukon
Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund (J-7)
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

When is the application deadline?

  • Application deadlines are February 15 and August 15 each year.
  • Applications must arrive by 11:59 pm.

What happens after you apply?

The fund coordinator will review your application. They may contact you with questions. Please respond promptly. This way the board will have complete information.

The Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust board will review your application.

You'll receive a response within 6-8 weeks of the deadline.

Which projects were funded in 2017–18?

Find details of previous projects in the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust 2017–18 annual report.

Which projects were funded in 2018–19?

Find details of previous projects in the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust 2018–19 annual report.

Which projects were funded in 2019–20?

Find details of previous projects in the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust 2019–20 annual report.

Which projects were funded in 2020–21?

Find details of previous projects in the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust 2020–21 annual report.

Which projects were funded in 2021–22?

Find details of previous projects in the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust 2021–22 annual report.

Which projects were funded in 2022–23?

Find details of previous projects in the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust 2022–23 annual report.

Contact: 

For questions, email [email protected], or phone 867-667-8746 or toll-free in the Yukon 1-800-661-0408 extension 8746.