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Recreational Projects Program

Grants to Yukon Nonprofits for Sports,
Physical Fitness, and Arts Programs

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Lotteries Yukon

Deadline Date:

10/15/17 4:30 PM


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Grants to Yukon nonprofits for projects that sustain and contribute to the growth of art, sport and recreation for the benefit and enjoyment of the population in the areas of amateur level sports, physical fitness activities and recreation; and performing, visual and literary arts.

This grant period also includes Major Projects applications for equipment, new construction, or renovations where the total project costs exceed $50,000.

Major projects:
• May be funded up to 40% of total eligible costs to a maximum of $50,000;
• Applicants may only receive Major Project funding every two years; and
• Priority will be given to organizations that have not recently received funding.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 155817

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are registered Yukon nonprofits whose primary mandate supports art, sport or recreation in Yukon and have:
• Been registered/incorporated and in compliance with the Registrar of Societies for a minimum of two years and have held their second Annual General Meeting;
• Completed a minimum of two years of sustained, regular, ongoing programming in their community as of the date of the application;
• Not received Lotteries Yukon funding in the past year;
• No outstanding reports with Lotteries Yukon on the intake deadline;
• No debts owing to the Yukon government; and
• Local authorities where no Yukon registered non-profit exists.

Registered Yukon nonprofits whose primary mandate is not art, sport or recreation may be eligible for funding for art, sport or recreation projects.

Ineligible applicants are:
• Individuals;
• Preschools/playschools including their projects, programs, or equipment;
• Schools/school groups or their affiliates offering programs, projects or events during school hours and whose primary membership includes members associated with the public school system; and
• Other levels of government, and/or projects where funding is normally the responsibility of another entity or government.

Pre-Application Information:

To apply, download the attached forms.

Applications for major projects are only accepted at the October 15th intake and applicants are only eligible to receive major project funding every two years.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Program Administrator
(867) 633-7892

Lotteries Yukon
101-205 Hawkins Street
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1X3
Fax: (867) 668-7561

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Canada: Yukon;

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