Apply for up to $2,000 to record a professional demo sound-recording

The Yukon Sound Recording Program for professional demo sound-recordings helps professional musicians, and owners of recording studios and recording labels, develop their careers and businesses by providing funding for 50% of eligible expenses up to $2,000. The maximum Government of Yukon contribution from all sources is 75%.

Who can apply

You must reside in Yukon and:

  • be a sound-recording artist; or
  • own a sound-recording studio in the territory; or
  • own a sound-recording label in the territory; and
  • your recording must be 2 songs or 5 minutes long.

Recording with artists from outside Yukon

  • Artists have to show that at least 50% of the members of either their duo or group reside in Yukon.
  • A studio or a label owner must show that their project will develop the sound-recording industry in the territory.

Application deadlines

4:30 p.m. on the day of the deadline. If this falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline moves to 4:30 p.m. on the next business day. 
  • May 1
  • November 1

How to apply

  1. Complete the application.
  2. Submit the application.
    In person: 2nd floor, 303 Alexander Street in Whitehorse, Yukon. Our office hours are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We are closed on all statutory holidays.
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Yukon Media Development (F-1)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

You can learn more about the program by reading the Yukon Sound Recording Program policy.