Department of Tourism and Culture

About the Department

Funding in Yukon

The Department of Tourism and Culture provides the following funding for our community in the Yukon. Fundings are listed A-Z.

Advanced Artist Award (AAA)
Helps advanced Yukon visual, literary and performing artists practising at a senior level. Assists with innovative projects, travel or educational pursuits that contribute to their personal artistic development and to their community.

Arts Fund (AF)
Supports group projects that foster the creative development of the arts in the Yukon and support the principles of the Yukon Arts Policy.

Arts Operating Funds (AOF)
Supports non-profit societies primarily engaged in literary, visual or performing arts activities.

Cultural Industry Training Funds (CITF)

Culture Quest (CQ)

New Canadians Event Fund (NCEF)

Product Development Partnership Program(PDPP)
Stimulate the development of niche tourism products, facilitates tourism workshops and builds capacity throughout the Yukon.

Touring Artist Fund (TAF)

Tourism Marketing Cooperative Fund (TCMF)
Funding is available for market-ready or export-ready businesses and groups.

Yukon Historic Resources Fund (YHRF)
The types of projects considered include:archaeology, palaeontology, community museums, First Nations Heritage or Cultural Centres, historic sites, native language preservation, toponymy, historical research.

Yukon Historic Properties Assistance Program (HPA)
Helps individuals, community groups, societies, Yukon First Nations and businesses become involved in the heritage preservation process.

Yukon Museums Funding Programs
Funding is provided for musemm members through Special Projects Capital Assistance Program (SPCAP) and Museums Contribution Program