Volunteer Yukon shares with Yukon non-profit organizations a small list of funding sources.
Yukon Government link to funding sources: http://www.youth.gov.yk.ca/funding.html
Volunteer Yukon maintains a list of approximately 20 Canadian foundations and corporations—basic information only—that provide funding to Yukon non-profits organizations. If you wish to access the list, please visit the VY office at 305 Wood St. (2010’ list)
Sources of funding and foundations from “CharityVillage.com®, Canada’s supersite for the nonprofit sector.”
The Yukon Lottery Commission’s legislated mandate provides for community based programming and funding assistance for art, sport and recreation in Yukon. This funding assistance is provided by Lotteries Yukon through three programs: Recreational Projects Program, Travel Assistance Program and the Community Lottery Program. http://www.lotteriesyukon.com/programs.html
Tech Soup: It’s an organization that exists to help non-profits gain technical knowledge and supplies technical resources to help them become fully functional. (ie. They sell software to eligible non-profits at greatly discounted rates)
Also a source of great articles and tech news that even the least tech savvy person can understand.
Link below: http://www.techsoupcanada.ca/
CanNor is a tangible acknowledgement that the federal government places the North higher on its agenda than ever before. Its objective is to help provide the foundation for a prosperous economic future for those who live, work and support their families in the North: http://www.north.gc.ca/pr/index-eng.asp
Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC): www.sdtc.ca. SDTC is a not-for-profit foundation that finances and supports the development and demonstration of clean technologies which provide solutions to issues of climate change, clean air, water quality and soil, and which deliver economic, environmental and health benefits to Canadians.”
Social Innovation:http://canada.ashoka.org Ashoka Canada is a global organization that accelerates social change by identifying and investing in leading social entrepreneurs. Building on twenty years of success identifying and investing in social entrepreneurs around the globe, Ashoka is now able to begin investing in leading Canadian social entrepreneurs.
The Community Development Fund (CDF) gives Yukon community, industry & professional associations, non-profit & charitable organizations and municipal & First Nations governments money for projects and events that:
support community well being
- create jobs
- generate spending on Yukon goods and services
- have measurable social, cultural and economic benefits for Yukon residents and communities
- The primary goal of the CDF is funding projects and events that provide long-term benefit and value to Yukon communities.