Environmental Grant

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Each year, we support your projects that work toward sustainability goals for Whitehorse.

Download the Application Form.
Past Projects
Contact us:
sustainability@whitehorse.ca
More detail: Environmental Grant Policy.

Who can apply

  • Any Yukon-based registered society, school, or business is eligible to submit an application. 

 Eligible Projects

  • The project contributes to the goals of the Whitehorse Sustainability Plan.
  • The majority of project beneficiaries or participants reside in the City of Whitehorse.
  • The project will take place within the City of Whitehorse and be accessible to the public.
  • The project does not duplicate programs in the public or private sector.

Before you Start Your Application

Types of Grants:

There are two types of environmental grants that the City of Whitehorse approves:

  • Minor Grant: funding up to $1000
  • Major Grant: funding over $1000 and up to $25,000 maximum

Minor Grant Application Process:

  • Deadline: Applications can be submitted anytime between January 1st to November 15th
  • Funding amount: Under $1000
  • Review the Terms and Conditions to see eligible expenses

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Paper copies will not be accepted.

  1. Download and save a copy of the Environmental Grant Application
  2. Complete the application and save it with your project title as the file name.
  3. Email the completed application to sustainability@whitehorse.ca
  4. Supporting documentation (letters of support, confirmation of partner funding, quotations for capital expenses exceeding $500.00, regulation permits and permissions) can be scanned and submitted with the emailed application.
  5. Selection: Applications will be reviewed by the Sustainability department. Decisions are made within 3 weeks of the application submission.

Major Grant Application Process:

  • Deadline: October 15th 
  • Funding amount: Between $1000 and $25,000
  • Review the Terms and Conditions to see eligible expenses
  • Project funding needs to be approved by Whitehorse City Council

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Paper copies will not be accepted.

  1. Download and save a copy of the Environmental Grant Application
  2. Complete the application and save it with your project title as the file name.
  3. Email the completed application to sustainability@whitehorse.ca
  4. Supporting documentation (letters of support, confirmation of partner funding, quotations for capital expenses exceeding $500.00, regulation permits and permissions) can be scanned and submitted with the emailed application.
  5. Selection: Applications will be reviewed by the Sustainability department and approved by City Council. Decisions are made within 6 weeks of the application deadline. The recipients will be contacted individually and the grants will be announced publicly.

Contact

Reach us at sustainability@whitehorse.ca

Other Funding Options

For other funding, you can also consider the Government of Yukon Environmental Awareness Fund or the Yukon Environmental Training Fund.