Apply for community project and event funding
The Community Development Fund (CDF) provides funding for projects, events and initiatives that provide long-term, sustainable economic and social benefits to Yukon communities.
Registered non-profit societies.
Not-for-profit corporations incorporated under the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act based in Yukon.
Municipal and First Nations governments.
First Nations development corporations undertaking for-profit social enterprises at a community-level.
Eligible projects and events
New construction projects.
Renovations, restorations and other physical improvements to buildings or lands.
Knowledge or skill development.
Research and planning.
Programs and events.
Project and event criteria
Create economic benefits such as generating local spending, creating employment opportunities or building infrastructure.
Bring new money into Yukon from outside sources.
Develop skills, knowledge and experience.
Create social benefits such as strengthening social and community networks, building partnerships and facilitating community involvement.
Support the community’s long-term well-being.
Have measurable social, cultural and economic benefits for Yukon residents and communities.
Past funding recipients:
Funding is available for up to 90% of the total project or event costs:
Tier 1: $20,000 or less.
Tier 2: between $20,000 and $75,000.
Tier 3: over $75,000.
4:30 p.m. on the day of the deadline. If this falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline moves to 4:30 p.m. on the next business day.
Tier 1: January 15, May 15, July 15 and October 15.
Tier 2: April 15 and September 15.
Tier 3: January 15.
How to apply for funding
Contact a Community Development Fund advisor to find out if your project/event is eligible.
Complete the application.
Submit your application before the deadline.
In person: 303 Alexander Street, 2nd floor, Whitehorse
Open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Government of Yukon
Community Development Fund (F-1)
If you have questions about applying for funding for your community project email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 867-667-8125 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 8125.