Yukon Grants & Funding

Culture Quest
Eligibility: Individuals & Organizations
Application Deadlines: Jan 15, April 15, Sept 15

Culture Quest is an arts and cultural funding program that is supported by the Yukon Government (YG) and administered by the Dawson City Arts Society (DCAS).

Advanced Artist Award
Application Deadlines:
April 1, October 1

The Advanced Artist Award assists individual Yukon visual, literary and performing artists practicing at a senior level with innovative projects, travel, or educational pursuits that contribute to their personal artistic development and to their community.

Arts Fund
Eligibility: Organizations
Application Deadlines: March 15, June 15, September 15, December 15

The Arts Fund supports group arts-related projects from art collectives, organizations, industry associations and all other eligible groups planning an activity related to the literary, visual or performing arts. Individuals are not eligible to apply.

Cultural Industries Training Fund
Eligibility: Individuals & Organizations
Application Deadlines: September 15, January 15, March 15, and May 15

In 1999, the Yukon Government established the Cultural Industries Training Fund to provide training and career enhancement opportunities for individuals working in the cultural or creative industries in the Yukon. The CITF is supported by Yukon Advanced Education, the Department of Tourism and Culture and is administered on their behalf by the Yukon Arts Centre.

Enterprise Trade Fund
Eligibility: Organizations
Application Deadlines: Ongoing

The purpose of the Enterprise Trade Fund is to stimulate Yukon business activity through market expansion and business development through projects such as marketing initiatives, event attendance, web site or business skills development, industry showcasing (etc). This fund is available to Yukon registered businesses and business-related organizations, either for-profit or not-for-profit.

Klondike Region Training Fund
Eligibility: Individuals
Application Deadlines: Various, see website.

The Klondike Region Training Fund (KRTF) is funded by the Yukon Government Department of Education and is administered by the Klondike Region Training Society. The KRTF was established for Klondike residents to support training that increases opportunities for employment and makes cultural industry entrepreneurs and businesses more competitive.

NGO Training Fund
Eligibility: Non-Profit Organizations
Application Deadlines: See website.

The Non-Government Organisation Training Fund (NGOtf) falls under the auspices of the Yukon Government’s Department of Advanced Education. The Yukon Government provides the funding and Volunteer Benevoles Yukon administers the fund. The fund is designed to support stand alone workshops or short-term organisational training.

Touring Artist Fund
Eligibility: Individuals & Organizations
Application Deadlines: March 15, June 15, September 15, December 15

The Touring Artist Fund fosters the development of the arts by supporting literary, visual and performing artists, ensembles and companies to present their work publicly at professionally curated national or international exhibitions, concerts, festivals, or showcases.

Yukon Artist Relief Fund
Eligibility: Individuals
Application Deadlines: N/A

The mission of the Yukon Artist Relief Fund Society is to provide short-term financial assistance to professional visual artists living in the Yukon who are in urgent need because of debilitating health issues or personal tragedy.

Yukon Filmmakers Funding Opportunities
Eligibility: Various
Application Deadlines: Various

The Yukon Economic and Media Development offers a variety of funding opportunities pertaining to media and film-creation for individuals at various stages of their careers, non-profit and for-profit organizations.

Yukon Permanent Art Collection
Eligibility: Individuals
Application Deadline: February

The Yukon Permanent Art Collection provides Yukoners and visitors with an opportunity to experience our cultural legacy as it is expressed through the visual arts, and contributes to the professional development and economic well-being of Yukon artists. The works purchased for the collection are selected by a volunteer organization, the Friends of the Yukon Permanent Art Collection. This non-profit society strives to ensure that the collection contains quality works suitable for a public collection, which are of relative importance and relevance to Yukon and are unique.

Yukon Sound Recording Program
Eligibility: Individuals & Organizations
Application Deadline: May 1, November 1

The Yukon Sound Recording Program is administered by the Yukon Media Development and assists Yukon sound recording professionals in developing viable careers and businesses through two funds, the Professional Demo Recording Program and the Professional Sound Recording Program.

Canadian Grants

Canada Council for the Arts

Canada Council Travel Grant

Fulfilmaker Grants

National Film Board of Canada

CrossCurrents Canada Doc Fund
Deadline: August 21, 2019