The Yukon Foundation is honoured to offer PROJECT GRANTS in memory or recognition of the following Yukon community members and organizations.
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BELLE & CURLY DESROSIERS
A grant established by bequest to provide funding for a project to support physically challenged people.
A grant established by her husband to support a local women’s shelter and/or a local animal shelter.
1. To support heart healthy initiatives that benefit the Yukon public and promote communities where people are trained in CPR techniques and have access to early defibrillation
2. To assist with the purchase of CPR training equipment including mannequins and AED trainers
3. To support training in CPR/AED/First Aid techniques for community organizations with a demonstrated need OR
4. To support CPR instructor/trainer development and continuing education.
Requirements: Applicants must clearly identify how their project will benefit/improve access to CPT/AED training for Yukon people. Applications should be related to the education of prevention of heart diseases, and/or first aid for heart attacks and strokes.
A grant to assist any women's group.
A grant to support for:
musicians attending an arts festival in Canada
the promotion of local arts skills enhancement OR
studio time for musicians.
A grant for projects or group training programs related to cross-country skiing in Yukon.
A grant for special projects to improve or update the knowledge of education or environmental sciences (including: climatology, meteorology, glaciology, permafrost, soils, vegetation, wildlife, and horticulture), as they pertain to the Yukon.
A grant to provide capital for an enterprise or project with a focus on sustainable energy, renewable local resource use, or northern agriculture.
A grant for Yukon charities committed to ensuring that people throughout the Yukon are provided with the accommodation and support required to reach their full potential.
A grant to support projects related to biology or geology.
GOVERNMENT OF YUKON LEGACY
A grant to assist groups with Yukon projects.
A grant for the scholarly study, preservation, and enhancement, of historical and cultural activities related to the life and progress of the Yukon. May be used in support of a museum, archive or archaeology project. May be used to purchase, for public display, art works which reflect the history of the Yukon and the talent of its people.
A grant for any worthy project which contributes to the aesthetic enhancement of any properties owned or maintained by the City of Whitehorse.
A grant established to support:
a project relating to mining in the Yukon
a project relating to animal welfare in the Yukon
the publication of work related to the Yukon
A grant established in the 1966 to battle the take-over of Klondike history by other parts of Canada. A scholarship or grant for research about or studies in Yukon history.
A grant for research or studies about Yukon history.
A grant to provide special equipment for physically challenged persons.
A grant to support research projects designed to contribute to the ongoing acquisition of knowledge about the Mayo District. Seed money for this fund originated from the Mayo Historical Society's book, Gold & Galena.
A grant established to promote Yukon writers of any genre who are previously published.
RICK & MAUREEN NIELSEN ACTION CANADA Northern Youth Research Award
A grant for a community-based research project activity, or component of a research project, which demonstrates research and leadership skills. Research to be focused on climate change impacts and adaptation of the health and well-being of Northern communities. Research can be based upon natural, traditional, or social science topics.
A grant for educational projects, in Yukon or Atlin, designed to advance the business skills of participants.
A grant to support a Yukon project involving agriculture.
A grant for the scholarly research and authorship of Yukon history or for the acquisition and preservation of Yukon related historical documents and artifacts.
A grant to develop or promote competitive cross-country skiing or competitive swimming. Applications can be, but are not limited to facility improvement, training opportunities, competition opportunities, equipment, officials training, coaching opportunities.
A grant for projects relating to forensic identification, criminology (criminal justice), or forensic sciences. Preference will be given to organizations with links to the RCMP or to other police forces.
A designated grant established to be directly awarded to the Yukon Women’s Transition Home Society.
A grant to fund a project for the protection of the natural environment of Yukon.
A designated grant to support the Ted Harrison Artist Retreat Society.
A designated grant established by the Grey Mountain Lions Club to be directly awarded to Special Olympics Yukon.
A grant established by bequest to benefit senior citizens, particularly the Golden Age Society of Whitehorse.
A grant to support Whitehorse projects which serve the needs of children ages 7 to 14 years. Projects may be, but are not limited to, the following:
Group travel to a special event
Development in the arts
A one-time capital item for a youth centre
A conference for children
Travel or fee assistance for children to attend a summer camp or special educational program
Priority: For volunteer and non-profit groups.
A grant for projects that support the education of Yukon First Nation students or that preserve the cultural heritage of First Nation people.
A grant for:
a non-government historical research project
a project related to the Chilkoot Trail OR
a project related to the development of the Yukon portion of the Canada Trail
YUKON RECYCLING RESEARCH
A grant ($2,500*) to support an organization undertaking activities to promote and enhance recycling and other strategies to reduce waste in the Yukon. Organizations may apply more than once.
*This award is either a scholarship or a grant each year.