Department of Tourism and Culture

Arts Section

New Canadians Event Fund

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

For assistance with your application, contact an Arts Advisor.

Application & Guidelines [616 KB ]


Eligible applicants must:

  • Be a registered non-profit society based in Yukon, and
  • Have primarily a cultural or multicultural mandate, or be otherwise significantly engaged in cultural or multicultural activity, and
  • Have an interest in assisting new Canadians with their transition to living in Yukon.

Eligible activities or projects include:

  • Yukon public festivals or events that celebrate communities of new Canadians and their cultures, and that demonstrate community involvement.

The objective of the New Canadians Event Fund is to support and celebrate Yukon’s diverse multiculturalism.

Applications will be accepted throughout the year.

Applicants are encouraged to consult with a fund administrator before preparing their application.

Tibet Dancing, Chinese Culture Show

Tibet Dancing, Chinese Culture Show, June 2014, Whitehorse                Photo: Ying Li

Contact Fund Administrator

Arts Section, Cultural Services Branch
Department of Tourism and Culture
Government of Yukon
Tel: 1-867-667-8789
Toll Free: 1-800-661-0408 ext. 8789
Fax: 1-867-393-6456

Office Location
100 Hanson Street,
Whitehorse, Yukon

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 2703 (L-3),
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2C6