Women's Directorate

Women's Directorate

Women's Directorate

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The Women’s Directorate provides funding support to groups and initiatives that enhance women’s equality and security.

Funding resource directory

The Funding resource directory  403 KB lists grants and funding programs for:

  • Yukon women
  • Women with different income
  • Women’s programs and organizations
  • Female university, college and vocational school students
  • Non-profit community groups interested in improving the quality of life of women in their community

Prevention of Violence Against Aboriginal Women fund (PVAAW)

This funding is for projects that focus on the prevention of  violence against Aboriginal women. It provides assistance to community-based violence prevention projects designed and developed by and for Aboriginal women in Yukon.

Projects may apply for up to $25,000 for one year projects or $50,000 for two year projects.

Deadline to apply: Deadline for 2017/2018 projects is November 17th, 2017 at 4:30 P.M. Contact Lorie for more information or download the application package here .


Women's community projects funding

This fund is for eligible organizations which require small top-up funds for training, organizational development or program expenses.

Organizations are limited to one application/year and a maximum request of $1,000. Applications may be submitted at any time.

Contact Lorie to apply for this funding.

Other funding resources:

Funding contact information 

Lorie Larose
Manager, Administration & Finance
Toll Free (in Yukon, NWT & Nunavut): 1-800-661-0408 Ext. 3030