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Environmental Awareness Fund

Helping you help others learn about our environment

Environment Yukon manages the preservation and maintenance of a biologically diverse natural environment and the sustainable use and conservation of natural resources. We can’t do it alone though – and that’s why we created the Environmental Awareness Fund.

The $30,000 Environmental Awareness Fund enhances the efforts of groups and clubs to educate the public about the Yukon’s natural environment, promote conservation and biodiversity, and encourage sustainable use of fish, wildlife and their habitat.

Who can apply

Registered non-government organizations

What can be funded

Educational camps, brochures, surveys, video productions, public lectures, and similar kinds of activities

How much is available

The maximum funding available for any project is $5,000

When will applications be accepted Applications will be accepted for 2015-16 beginning on March 1, 2015

When is the deadline

April 13, 2015 at 4:45 pm


The contact person is Daniela Martinson, Chair, Environmental Awareness Fund. She can be reached at 667-4477 or daniela.martinson@gov.yk.ca.

The deadline for final reports for 2014-15 projects is March 15.

Funds are provided through a contribution agreement and will be subject to certain terms and conditions. Drop off your completed application at 10 Burns Road, Whitehorse. You can also email, fax or send your application by post. (We recommend that you call our office at 667-4477 to confirm receipt.)


Additional Resources


Client Services

Environment Yukon

Government of Yukon

Box 2703 (V-3A)
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6

Phone: 867-667-4477
Toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5797
Fax: 867-393-7197

Email: environment.yukon@gov.yk.ca