Recreation Grants

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The next deadline is March 15, 2021

Apply for a Grant 

The City offers financial assistance to encourage volunteer community groups and organizations to further improve and develop recreation opportunities for Whitehorse citizens. On August 10, Council approved a new Recreation Grant Policy, see link below.

Recreation Grant Policy
Recreation Grant Application Guide
Recreation Grant Application Form
Recreation Grant Accountability Statement

We are still working on a few items, so please check back soon:

  • Recreation Grant Workshop – learn about the new policy and how it applies to your organization – date TBD

Please note that we receive a high volume of applications. If you have questions regarding your application, please contact well in advance of the deadlines.

For questions regarding your application, please contact Keri Rutherford at 668-8327 or

Personal Information is collected under the authority of the Public Lottery Regulations and will be used only for the purpose of administering the Recreation Grant and Community Lottery Program. For further information, contact: the Manager, Recreation Services, City of Whitehorse, 867-334-4393 and/or the General Manager, Lotteries Yukon, 101-205 Hawkins Street, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1X3 or 867-633-7899, toll free within Yukon 1-800-661-0555, extension 7899.

The City of Whitehorse is pleased to acknowledge the contribution of Lotteries Yukon for funding support for the Recreation Grant Program.

Information about the Recreation Grant Task Force Committee

Are you able to contribute your time to some important volunteer work? Want to use your talents and insights to make a difference in our community?

The City of Whitehorse periodically seeks applications from any City of Whitehorse resident interested in serving on the Recreation Grant Task Force Committee. 

The purpose of the committee is to review and make recommendations to City Council and City Administration on Recreation Grant Funding within the City of Whitehorse.

Please contact Recreation Services at 668-8327 if you would like more information on this periodic opportunity. 

Completed applications may be emailed to or dropped off at the Canada Games Centre at 200 Hamilton Blvd:

Recreation Grant Task Force Committee
c/o City of Whitehorse
Attn: Recreation Services-Keri Rutherford
2121 Second Avenue
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1C2

Attn: Keri Rutherford, Program Leadhand before the applicable deadline.