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Athlete Funding Opportunities

Athletes, do you need help taking your game to the next level?

Check out the funding opportunities below 

In-Territory Travel

Travelling costs can easily add up when you’re an athlete or coach.

The In-Territory Travel Program helps cover costs incurred for travel to Arctic Winter Games trials, Yukon representative team travel, coach training opportunities, as well as travel for all in-territory Yukon championships.

Athlete Participation Fund

When you’re ready to up your game, Sport Yukon wants to help you get there.

The Athlete Participation Fund helps families manage the expenses from travel within and outside of the Yukon to compete as a representative Yukon athlete.

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Northern LYTES Youth Development Fund

Northern LYTES wants to take athlete’s skills in sport and self promotion to the next level through the Athlete Promotion Grant.

The one-to-two recipients of the grant will be awarded $1,000 to offset the costs associated with individual education or athletics.

Recipients will be asked to create a proposal geared toward promoting the Northern LYTES Program.

Jamie Shaw Memorial Fund 


The Jamie Shaw Memorial Fund, named in honour of the late coach and teacher, is charged with providing financial support for access to training and development for Yukon athletes and coaches.


The fund honours Jamie’s commitment to life-long learning by providing financial support to athletes and coaches.

Air North GOAL Fund


Air North, Yukon’s Airline is committed to Giving Our Athletes a Lift (GOAL).


The fund provides selected Yukon athletes with Air North travel certificates to assist them in their sport development. Eligible athletes are members of Yukon Sport Governing Bodies and are committed to year round training in their sport.