Economic Development

Economic Development

Enterprise Trade Fund

What is the Enterprise Trade Fund?

The purpose of the Enterprise Trade Fund (ETF) is to stimulate Yukon business activity through market expansion and business development.

Who is eligible?

  • Yukon registered businesses;
  • Business-related organizations, either for-profit or not-for-profit.

What is not eligible?

  • Purchase of capital assets;
  • Leasehold improvements;
  • Operations and maintenance.

How much funding is available?

    Business applicants:

    • Up to 75% of eligible costs for marketing and business development activities to a maximum of $50,000.
    • Up to 50% of eligible costs for business plans and up to 75% of business skills training projects to a maximum of $10,000.

    Media applicants:

    • 75% of eligible costs for marketing activities to a maximum of $50,000.
    • 75% of eligible costs for event attendance, web site or business skills development to a maximum of $10,000.
    • $2,000 per showcase (applicant must provide confirmation of selection under a competitive process).

    When are the deadlines?

    Applications may be submitted at any time.

    How do I apply?

    1. Read the Summary for business  240 KB or the Summary for film and sound industry  
    2. Contact Business and Industry Development or Media Development for more information about eligible activities, funding levels, reporting requirements and assessment criteria.
    3. Complete an application form
    4. Submit your application

      • Business applicants: submit to the Business and Industry Development Branch
      • Media applicants: submit to the Media Development unit

    Contact us

    Contact Business and Industry Development

    Phone: 867-393-7014 or toll free in Yukon, NWT and Nunavut 1-800-661-0408 extension 7014
    Fax: 867-393-6228
    Email: etf@gov.yk.ca

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

    Office address:
    303 Alexander Street (first floor)
    Whitehorse, Yukon


    Contact Media Development

    Phone: 867-667-5400 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408 extension 5400
    Fax: 867-393-7040
    Email: info@reelyukon.com

    Mailing address:
    PO Box 2703, F-3
    Whitehorse, Yukon
    Y1A 2C6

    Office address:
    303 Alexander Street (second floor)
    Whitehorse, Yukon