The Yukon Historic Resources Fund (YHRF) was established to provide a source of funding for projects that promote the study and interpretation of Yukon’s historic resources and further the promotion, appreciation, preservation and development of Yukon’s heritage.
[Oral History Project at Fort Selkirk]
The objectives are to:
Generally, the types of projects that will be considered include:
Eligible applicants include private citizens, groups (including societies, businesses, etc.), First Nations and municipalities. Priority will be given to Yukon applicants over those applying from outside the territory.
The Fund is not intended to support core programs or operations and maintenance requirements for long-term projects or programs, or curriculum-based projects. The Fund will assist a component of a long-term project provided there is a product associated with that component. Personal and professional development or education is not eligible.
The YHRF provides matching funding up to 50% of project costs to a maximum of $10,000. While the total project value may exceed $20,000, applications requesting more than $10,000 from the YHRF will not be considered.
The application deadline is March 15, 5:00 p.m.
Historic Sites Project Officer
Cultural Services Branch
Department of Tourism & Culture
Government of Yukon
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, local 5386
3rd Floor, 204 Lambert Street
P.O. Box 2703 (L-2)