Economic Development

Community Development Fund

Community Development Fund

What is the Community Development Fund?

The Community Development Fund provides funding for projects and events that provide long-term, sustainable economic and social benefits to Yukon communities.

Who is eligible?

  • Non-profit, community and charitable organizations;
  • Industry, business and professional associations; or
  • Municipal and First Nations governments

How much funding is available and when are the deadlines?

The Community Development Fund offers 3 tiers of funding for up to 90% of the total project costs:

  • Tier 1: $20,000 or less
  • Tier 2: $20,001 to $75,000
  • Tier 3: $75,001 or more

There are 5 intake deadlines throughout the year:

  • Tier 1: Apply by January 15, May 15, July 15 or October 15
  • Tier 2: Apply by May 15 or September 15
  • Tier 3: Apply by January 15

Applications must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on the day of the deadline. When the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline moves to the next business day at 4:30 p.m. Late applications will not be considered.

How do I apply?

  1. Talk to a Community Development Fund advisor to make sure that your project is eligible.
  2. Complete the application  254 KB. Please ensure the application is downloaded and saved to your computer prior to entering any information.
  3. Submit your application package by mail, fax, or in person.

Where can I see examples of past projects?

Contact Community Development Fund office 

Phone: 867-667-8125 or toll-free in Yukon, NWT and Nunavut 1-800-661-0408 extension 8125
Email: cdf@gov.yk.ca

Mailing address:
PO Box 2703, F-1
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2C6

Physical address:
Government of Yukon
303 Alexander St, 2nd floor
Whitehorse, Yukon