Apply for funding for strategic business or industry projects

The Strategic Industries Development Fund (SIDF) provides funding for strategic projects that support the development of industries in Yukon and create economic benefits.

Who can apply

  • Businesses registered in Yukon and carrying out business activity in Yukon;
  • Yukon First Nation development agencies structured as a corporation or a trust; and
  • 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 ecdev@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-667-5633 or toll-free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5633.
  2. Put together a project proposal with our guidance.
  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.
    Email: ecdev@gov.yk.ca
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Economic Development (F-1)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6