Financial Support for the Arts

Easy application

Tax filing not required

View the listing of financial supports for arts programs in the Yukon at Apply for arts funding Government of Yukon.

The Arts and culture section serves professional and community-based arts practices through funding programs, agreements and research.

For questions about these funds or to discuss your application, email artsfund@gov.yk.ca.

Review the eligibility criteria for each financial support to determine if you should apply.

Below are links to the financial supports available:

General Guidance

What to do if you're granted arts funding..

Artistic and professional development

Project funding

  • Klondike Institute of Art and Culture page: Culture Quest (for expressions of culture and art for Yukon performing, visual, and literary artists)
  • Arts Fund (for group arts projects)
  • New Canadians Event Fund (for public festivals or events celebrating the communities or cultures of new Canadians)

Operational funding

Arts Operating Funds (for arts-focused non-profits)


Touring Artist Fund (for artists who are planning on touring)

Review the eligibility and instructions on how to apply for each of the programs at the links provided above.

Last updated: April 7, 2021