Environmental Grant

The deadline for Major Grant applications is October 15.

Have an idea that inspires our community to embrace sustainability? Each year, we support projects that work toward sustainability goals for Whitehorse. Past projects have supported bike use, reducing/reusing/recycling waste, local gardens, outdoor recreation, bird nest boxes, and more.

Applications for Minor Grants are accepted from January 1 to November 15.

Download the Application Form.

Past Projects

More detail: Environmental Grant Policy.

Want to discuss your project with us? Email [email protected] or call 689-7381. We’re here to help!

Any Yukon-based registered society, school, or business is eligible to submit an application.

  • The project contributes to the goals of the Whitehorse Sustainability Plan.
  • The majority of project beneficiaries or participants reside in the City of Whitehorse.
  • The project will take place within the City of Whitehorse and be accessible to the public.
  • The project does not duplicate programs in the public or private sector.

There are two types of environmental grants that the City of Whitehorse approves:

  • Minor Grant: funding up to $1000
  • Major Grant: funding over $1000 and up to $25,000 maximum
  • Deadline: Applications can be submitted anytime from January 1 to November 15
  • Funding amount: Under $1000
  • Review the Terms and Conditions to see eligible expenses

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Paper copies will not be accepted.

  1. Download and save a copy of the Environmental Grant Application
  2. Complete the application and save it with your project title as the file name.
  3. Email the completed application to [email protected].
  4. Supporting documentation (letters of support, confirmation of partner funding, quotations for capital expenses exceeding $500.00, regulation permits and permissions) can be scanned and submitted with the emailed application.
  5. Selection: Applications will be reviewed by the Sustainability department. Decisions are made within 3 weeks of the application submission.
  • Deadline: October 15
  • Funding amount: Between $1000 and $25,000
  • Review the Terms and Conditions to see eligible expenses
  • Project funding needs to be approved by Whitehorse City Council

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Paper copies will not be accepted.

  1. Download and save a copy of the Environmental Grant Application
  2. Complete the application and save it with your project title as the file name.
  3. Email the completed application to [email protected].
  4. Supporting documentation (letters of support, confirmation of partner funding, quotations for capital expenses exceeding $500.00, regulation permits and permissions) can be scanned and submitted with the emailed application.
  5. Selection: Applications will be reviewed by the Sustainability department and approved by City Council. Decisions are made within 6 weeks of the application deadline. The recipients will be contacted individually and the grants will be announced publicly.