Sport Yukon launches the Athlete Participation Fund

Feb 9, 2017





Sport Yukon is excited to announce a new funding source, the Athlete Participation Fund!

As part of the Lotteries Yukon 40th anniversary celebrations, the Yukon Lottery Commission made a one-time contribution of $100,000 to Sport Yukon to assist low-income families. Funding for the Athlete Participation Fund is through this one-time contribution.

The Athlete Participation Fund is a time-limited fund designed to support low-income families with:

  • Participant costs for Territorial Sport Organization representative team travel outside the Yukon
  • Team Yukon participation fees for 2017 Canada Summer Games, 2017 North American Indigenous Games, 2018 Arctic Winter Games

A maximum of $500 per youth is available each fiscal year under the Athlete Participation Fund.


To learn more, please click here.