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Community Development Fund (CDF)

The Community Development Fund (CDF) gives Yukon community, industry and professional associations; non-profit and charitable organizations; and municipal and First Nations governments money for projects and events that:

  • support community well-being
  • create jobs
  • generate spending on Yukon goods and services
  • have measurable social, cultural and economic benefits for Yukon residents and communities

The primary goal of the CDF is to fund projects and events that provide long-term benefits and value to Yukon communities.

Funding categories and Application Deadlines:

CDF
Funding
Tiers
 Tier I Tier II Tier III
Funding
Level
$20,000
or less
$20,001 to
$75,000
$75,001
or more
Deadline(s) January 15
May 15
July 15
October 15
May 15
September 15
January 15

Applications must be received by the CDF office no later than 5:00 P.M. on the deadline date.

If a deadline date falls on a weekend or holiday, applications must be received by the CDF office no later than 5:00 P.M. on the last business day before the deadline.

Submitting your application early is strongly encouraged. Late applications cannot be considered for funding.

The amount of time it takes to process CDF applications after each intake is approximately:

Tier I

Tier II

Tier III

within four weeks

In 6-8 weeks

In 10-12 weeks

 

If the CDF accepts your project and you accept the terms and conditions of the contribution agreement, the CDF retains the right to inspect and monitor the progress of your project during every stage including completion.

If the CDF does not approve your project application, a CDF Program Coordinator will explain why and may suggest how you can strengthen your application for resubmission at a later deadline.

Contact Community Development Fund Office 

Suite 401, 309 Strickland Street (Nuvo Building)
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2J9

Phone: (867) 667-8125
Toll Free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 Ext. 8125
Fax: (867) 393-7018

Email: cdf@gov.yk.ca

Mailing Address:
Community Development Fund 
Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, YT
Y1A 2C6