Recreation Grants

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The City offers financial assistance to encourage volunteer community groups and organizations to further improve and develop recreation opportunities for Whitehorse citizens.

  • Category 1 – Recreation Grants
    Funding may be available to volunteer community groups and organizations in Whitehorse to further improve or develop recreation opportunities for Whitehorse citizens. Eligibility includes program assistance, leadership development, capital, equipment, and operation and maintenance.
    Deadlines: March 15 and September 15
  • Category 2 – Recreation Facilities / Parks
    Funding may be available for capital, ongoing operation and maintenance, and program assistance costs for non-City owned public recreation facilities and/or park enhancement projects.
    Deadline: March 15
  • Category 3 – Arts / Cultural Facilities
    Funding may be available for capital, ongoing operation and maintenance, and program assistance costs for non-City owned public facilities of an arts and/or heritage nature.
    Deadline: March 15

The total amount available for 2019 Recreation Grants is $200,000.  Please note that we receive a high volume of applications.  If you have questions regarding your application, please contact recgrants@whitehorse.ca well in advance of the deadlines.

Recreation Grant Policy
Recreation Grant Application
Recreation Grant Accountability Statement

Drop-off locations:

City Hall - 2121 Second Avenue
Canada Games Centre - 200 Hamilton Blvd    

For questions regarding your application, please contact Keri Rutherford at 668-8328 or recgrants@whitehorse.ca

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 & Facility Services, City of Whitehorse, 867-668-8331 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.