Department of Tourism and Culture

About the Department

Museums Unit

Funding Information

Museum Resources

The Museums Unit provides funding opportunities to Yukon museums and First Nation cultural centres.

Museum Contribution Program (MCP)

The Museum Contribution Program provides funding to eligible museums and First Nation cultural centres to do the following:

  • Hire staff and undertake programming
  • Address cataloguing and registration needs
  • Cover utility expenses
  • Purchase supplies
  • Upgrade and repair museum
  • Upgrade and repair exhibits
  • Provide administrative services, and
  • Undertake other activities and small projects from time to time determined by the staff and/or board of governors  

Special Projects Capital Assistance Program (SPCAP)

The Special Projects Capital Assistance Program provides eligible museums and First Nation cultural centres with project funding in the following areas:

  • Exhibit Planning/Development Assistance
  • Small (Specialized) Capital Acquisition/Improvements
  • Artifact Inventory and Cataloguing
  • Small Conservation Projects
  • Cooperative Marketing Ventures
  • Revenue Generation Enhancement Projects

Contact Museums Unit

Manager, Museums Unit
Phone: 1-867- 667-3660
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 ext. 3660
Fax: 1-867-393-6456

Office Location
100 Hanson St
Whitehorse, Yukon

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 2703 (L-1)
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6