"Spark" Tourism Microgrant
Opens 2024 Feb 28 12:00 AM (MST)
Deadline 2024 Jun 15 04:30 PM (MST)
Description

The "Spark" Tourism Microgrant program aims to support the development of new and emerging entrepreneurs offering visitor experiences and services within the Yukon’s tourism sector. The program will provide financial support to entrepreneurs and act as a catalyst to encourage the development and implementation of innovative visitor experiences and services that have the potential to spark larger future projects and experiences. This is not an opportunity for established entities to expand their existing offerings.

The fund is aimed at Yukon-based individuals, businesses, First Nations governments, First Nation Development entities, and not-for-profit organizations. 

Successful applicants can be awarded between $1,000 to $5,000. The exact amount awarded will depend on the project's scope, potential impact, and feasibility. Funding can cover up to 100% of eligible expenses.

View the full eligibility and microgrant details in our program guidelines.  

The deadline to apply for Intake 1 is 4:30 pm on June 15, 2024.

Before you start

You need:

An email address to create an account and receive notifications. You will be able to create an account and save your applications at any time. 

Data collection notice

Personal information is collected under the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, SY 2018, c. 9, Section 15(c)(i), for the purposes of accepting applications, assessing applications, and receiving reporting for the “Spark” Tourism Microgrant.

For further information, contact the [Tourism Development Advisor, Tourism and Culture (Destination Development) at (867) 333-6923, by email at destinationmanagement@yukon.ca or by mail at Department of Tourism and Culture (L-1), Government of Yukon, Box 2703, Whitehorse Yukon Y1A 2C6.

Apply

"Spark" Tourism Microgrant


The "Spark" Tourism Microgrant program aims to support the development of new and emerging entrepreneurs offering visitor experiences and services within the Yukon’s tourism sector. The program will provide financial support to entrepreneurs and act as a catalyst to encourage the development and implementation of innovative visitor experiences and services that have the potential to spark larger future projects and experiences. This is not an opportunity for established entities to expand their existing offerings.

The fund is aimed at Yukon-based individuals, businesses, First Nations governments, First Nation Development entities, and not-for-profit organizations. 

Successful applicants can be awarded between $1,000 to $5,000. The exact amount awarded will depend on the project's scope, potential impact, and feasibility. Funding can cover up to 100% of eligible expenses.

View the full eligibility and microgrant details in our program guidelines.  

The deadline to apply for Intake 1 is 4:30 pm on June 15, 2024.

Before you start

You need:

An email address to create an account and receive notifications. You will be able to create an account and save your applications at any time. 

Data collection notice

Personal information is collected under the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, SY 2018, c. 9, Section 15(c)(i), for the purposes of accepting applications, assessing applications, and receiving reporting for the “Spark” Tourism Microgrant.

For further information, contact the [Tourism Development Advisor, Tourism and Culture (Destination Development) at (867) 333-6923, by email at destinationmanagement@yukon.ca or by mail at Department of Tourism and Culture (L-1), Government of Yukon, Box 2703, Whitehorse Yukon Y1A 2C6.

Apply
Opens
2024 Feb 28 12:00 AM (MST)
Deadline
2024 Jun 15 04:30 PM (MST)