Apply for up to $5,000 to record a full-length sound recording

The Yukon Sound Recording Program for professional full-length sound-recordings helps professional musicians, and owners of recording studios and recording labels, develop their careers and businesses. The fund provides 50 per cent of eligible expenses up to $5,000. The maximum Government of Yukon contribution from all sources is 75 per cent.

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 6 songs or 20 minutes long.

Recording with artists from outside Yukon

  • Artists have to show that at least 50 per cent 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 p.m. on the day of the deadline. If this falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline moves to 4 p.m. on the next business day. 
  • May 1
  • November 1 

How much funding is available? 

Our contribution will be up to 50 per cent of eligible expenses, to a maximum of $5,000. The maximum Government of Yukon contribution from all sources is 75 per cent. 

Before you apply

How to apply

  1. Download and complete the application form.
  2. If you are applying as a resident, download and complete the Yukon Residency Declaration
  3. Submit your application and all required documentation.
    In person: 
    303 Alexander Street, 2nd floor in Whitehorse. We're open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We're closed on all statutory holidays.
    Email: sound.yukon@gov.yk.ca (only if under 10 MB)
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Media Development (F-1)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
Contact: 

If you have questions about the Yukon Sound Recording Program, email sound.yukon@gov.yk.ca, or phone 867-667-5400 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408 extension 5400.