2023-24 Community Investment Fund
With the generous financial support of individuals, businesses, organizations and governments of all levels, United Way Yukon provides Community Investment Fund (CIF) grants of up to $10,000 per program/project on an annual basis.
United Way Yukon
- Funds projects and/or programs that benefit Yukon communities and align with our priority areas.
- Has a responsibility to advance reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
- Seeks to make communities measurably better through innovative projects that help address the underlying causes of social issues.
- Works to effect long-term changes, especially those that help address the underlying causes of social problems.
- Seeks out partnerships that mobilize communities, agencies, funders and other sectors to achieve shared goals.
- Ensures that its investment decisions and results are communicated regularly to the community.
- Distributes funding in a fair and equitable way.
The application process for 2023-24 funding will begin January 6, 2023.
For instructions on eligibility and how to apply click here
The deadline to apply is Feb 5, 2023. The application is available here
You will need to upload a project budget in the application form. A sample is available here
Applications are reviewed by the Community Engagement and Investment Committee (CEIC) in accordance with existing United Way Yukon policies. Its recommendations are subject to final approval by the Board of Directors.
The current year’s 2022-23 funding covers projects that run from April 1, 2022 – March 31, 2023.
As specified in the funding agreement, all projects must submit a Final Report. Final reports are due 30 days after your project ends, or no later than April 30, 2023, whichever comes first.
If you received 2022-23 funding and are applying for 2023-24 funding you must submit a report with the application. This is either an interim report if your project is not yet completed, or a final report if it is completed. Please use the appropriate form below.
Failure to submit a final report will impact an organization’s eligibility for future funding.
Three Priority Areas for United Way Yukon Funding
United Way Yukon invests in three priority areas, as well as having a responsibility to advance reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
All that kids can be
Supporting kids and youth with resources to grow up healthy and transition into adulthood.
From poverty to possibility
Building individuals’ financial stability and independence through access to healthy food, affordable housing and employment.
Healthy people, strong communities
Developing the capacity of people to care for themselves and families by creating opportunities and places for social interaction.