Apply for funding for community projects and events

The Community Development Fund (CDF) provides funding for community-based projects and events.

Eligibility

  • non-profit, community and charitable organizations.
  • industry, business and professional associations.
  • municipal and First Nations governments.

Project criteria

We fund projects that:

  • support community well-being;
  • create jobs;
  • generate spending on Yukon goods and services; and
  • have measurable social, cultural and economic benefits for Yukon residents and communities.

See examples of past fund recipients in our annual reports

Available funding

There are 3 tiers of funding for up to 80% of total project costs:

  • Tier 1: $20,000 or less
  • Tier 2: $20,001 to $75,000
  • Tier 3: $75,001 or more

Application deadlines

Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on the day of the deadline. If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, it moves to 4:30 p.m. on the next business day. Late applications will not be accepted.

  • Tier 1: January 15, May 15, July 15 or October 15
  • Tier 2: May 15 or September 15
  • Tier 3: January 15

Apply for funding

  1. Call us to confirm your project is eligible. Phone: 867-667-8125 or toll free: 1-800-661-08, ext. 8125.
  2. Complete the application.
  3. Submit your application on or before the deadline.
    In person: 303 Alexander Street, 2nd floor, Whitehorse, Yukon. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Fax: 867-393-7199
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Community Development Fund (F-1)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon
    Y1A 2C6
Contact: 

For questions about applying for funding for your community project email cdf@gov.yk.ca or phone: 867-667-8125 or toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 8125.