Apply for funding for a tourism development initiative

The Product Development Partnership Program (PDPP) provides funding to organizations that want to undertake a tourism-focused project or initiative.

Examples of projects and initiatives include:

  • development of sector standards or codes of conduct;
  • development and/or delivery of workshops; or
  • research to identify tourism development opportunities or best practices.

Eligibility

Applicants must be in good standing with Yukon Corporate Registries and be a:

  • non-government organization featuring tourism experiences or services;
  • First Nation government or development corporation;
  • community association; or
  • community-endorsed festival or event.

Multiple organizations can partner on a project.

Project timeline

Projects must start and end within the same fiscal year (April 1 to March 31).

Applicant's revenue contribution

Applicants must provide 10% equity (cash or up to 5% in-kind). Applicants cannot use other funding from the Government of Yukon, including Transfer Payment Agreements, as equity.

Available funding

Applicants may receive up to $25,000 per fiscal year, which can be used on 1 or multiple projects.

Apply for funding

  1. Contact the Tourism Development Adviser. Phone 867-667-8723 or email industryservices@gov.yk.ca. They will help you get started.
  2. Complete the application form.
  3. Submit your application:
    Email: industryservices@gov.yk.ca
    In person: 100 Hanson Street (1st floor) in Whitehorse. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Industry Services (L-1)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

Application deadline

You can apply at any time. We process applications on a 1st-come, 1st-served basis.