Apply for funding for business or industry projects that grow Yukon's economy

The Strategic Industries Development Fund (SIDF) supports projects that develop Yukon industries and create broad economic benefits like:

  • creation of long-term jobs and wealth;
  • increased private sector employment; and
  • growth and diversification of various sectors.

Who can apply

  • Businesses registered in Yukon and carrying out business activity in Yukon.
  • Yukon First Nations development agencies structured as a corporation or a trust.
  • For-profit or not-for-profit business-related organizations. Not-for-profits must be registered under the Societies Act and in good standing, or created under another legislated authority.

Available funding

We contribute up to 50% of the total project cost. There are 2 funding tiers:

  • Tier 1: Government of Yukon contributions of up to $100,000; and
  • Tier 2: Government of Yukon contributions of up to $500,000.

How to apply

  1. Contact Business and Industry Development to find out if your project qualifies for funding. Email; or phone 867-667-5633 or toll-free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5633.
  2. Put together a project proposal according to our advice.
  3. Submit your project proposal at any time.
    In person: 303 Alexander Street, 1st floor, Whitehorse. We are open Monday to Friday from 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
    Government of Yukon
    Economic Development (F-1)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6