2021-22 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 deadline to apply for funding was midnight on February 7, 2021. Applications will be 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. Applicants will be contacted by mid March, 2021 on the status of their application.
Last year's 2020-21 funding covered projects that run until March 31, 2021. The deadline to complete your final report is 30 days after your project ends.
Three Priority Areas for United Way Yukon Funding
United Way Yukon invests in three priority areas. We recommend that all applicants review the following information to help ensure a common understanding of how we want to work with community partners to show our #LocalLove. In addition to the priority areas below, United Way Yukon has a responsibility to advance reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
Supporting kids and youth with resources to grow up healthy and transition into adulthood. More ...
Building individuals’ financial stability and independence through access to healthy food, affordable housing and employment. More ...
Developing the capacity of people to care for themselves and families by creating opportunities and places for social interaction. More ...