2022-23 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.

 

UPDATE: The deadline to apply for funding was midnight on February 6, 2022.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT:  Applications will be reviewed by the Community Engagement and Investment Committee.

Decisions will be made by March 9, 2022

All applicants will be notified by March 11, 2022

Thank you to all who applied, and thank you to all who donated  in 2021 so that we can provide funds to all these projects.  Please contact us if you have any questions about this process.

 

Reporting for 2021-22 Projects

Last year's 2021-22 funding covers projects that run until March 31, 2022.  The deadline to complete your final report is 30 days after your project ends.  If you have completed your 2021-22 Project, please submit your final report by clicking on the link below.

 
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.

 

All that kids can be 

Supporting kids and youth with resources to grow up healthy and transition into adulthood. More ...

 

From poverty to possibility 

Building individuals’ financial stability and independence through access to healthy food, affordable housing and employment. More ...

 

Healthy people, strong communities 

Developing the capacity of people to care for themselves and families by creating opportunities and places for social interaction. More ...