Yukon High Performance Athlete Assistance Program Grant

Easy application

Tax filing not required

The Yukon High Performance Athlete Assistance Program Grant provides funding for high performance athletes from the Yukon to help with your costs for training and competing in your chosen sport. The amount you could get is based on athletic achievement and recognition at the national or international level.

Funding is dependent on:

  • the amount of funds available; and
  • the number of applications received.

You must reapply every year.

To apply:

  • You must be a member in good standing of a recognized YSGB (Yukon Sport Governing Body).
  • You must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a person whose family is in Canada on a work visa, for at least 12 months before the submission deadline.
  • You must be a resident of the Yukon six months before the submission deadline.
  • For more detailed eligibility criteria, visit the eligibility criteria page.

Proof of  residency in Province

For example:

  • lease agreement
  • rent receipt
  • household bill
    • gas
    • electricity
    • cable television
    • telephone
  • driver's license
  • vehicle registration or car insurance
  • membership in social or professional organization
  • Other:
    • bank information
    • employment information

To apply:

  • Complete electronically the Yukon High Performance Athlete Assistance Program application form. (Do not fill out by hand)
  • Ensure the declaration is signed by the president and head coach of your YSGB.
  • Include the supporting documents as outlined in the application form.
  • Send the completed application form and supporting documents one of three ways:
    • You can send by email to trevor.twardochleb@yukon.ca
    • You can also submit to the physical address:
      Yukon Sport and Recreation Administration Building 4061 – 4th Avenue, Whitehorse
    • You can send by mail to:
      Government of Yukon Sport and Recreation Branch, C-10 Box 2703 Whitehorse YT Y1A 2C6
  • The application deadline in 2021 was April 15th. Check again next year for the 2022 application deadline.
  • You will find out the results approximately 6 to 8 weeks after the funding deadline. The adjudication meetings are held typically at the end of May.

Last updated: August 17, 2022