Apply for financial support for a cancelled event

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Use this service to apply for funding if due to COVID-19, your business or NGO suffered financial losses as a result of a cancelled event.

To be eligible for this funding program:

  • Expenses must have been incurred before March 16, 2020;
  • the event expected more than 50 participants; and
  • the event was to take place between March 7, 2020 and July 31, 2020.

Funding is available for up to 100% of the irretrievable losses due to the cancellation of events, especially losses related to perishable goods and cancellation of accommodation and services.

This program supports costs related to major events the public would have attended. Private events, such as weddings, are not eligible. Events with restricted attendance, such as conferences, large business meetings and general assemblies, are not eligible.

Before you start

You need:

For a business

  • A telephone number and email address so we can contact you;
  • proof of your Yukon office location (such as a utility bill or lease);
  • a copy of your business registration from the Government of Yukon;
  • if applicable, a copy of your municipal business licence dated before March 1, 2020;
  • original receipts for all purchases of goods or services for which the funding is required;
  • documentation showing cancellation of the event;
  • proof of any cost-recovery efforts; and
  • if applicable, documentation showing contract(s) with relevant event organizers regarding delivery of specific goods or services.

For a non-government organization (NGO)

  • A telephone number and email address so we can contact you;
  • a copy of your registration as a non-profit society or charitable organization from the Government of Yukon;
  • original receipts for all purchases of goods or services for which the funding is required;
  • documentation showing cancellation of the event;
  • proof of any cost-recovery efforts; and
  • if applicable, documentation showing contract(s) with relevant event organizers regarding delivery of specific goods or services.

We will accept a digital photograph or different formats of documents (PDF, DOC, CSV or XLS).

Sign up for direct deposit payment

If we approve your application, we can send you payment by direct deposit. Sign up for direct deposit payment.

Other ways to apply

Email ecdev@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-456-3803 for an application. Phone toll free: 1-800-661-0408, extension 3803.


A note about privacy

Any personal information you provide on this form is collected for the purpose of administering a funding program pursuant to Section 5 of the Financial Administration Act.

Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of Section 29(c) of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (ATIPP) Act for the purpose of carrying out a program and/or providing financial assistance to the applicant.

The collection, use and disclosure of your personal information is managed in accordance with the ATIPP Act and all or part of this information may be made available to the public.

For more information about the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, please contact:

Department of Economic Development
ATIPP Coordinator/Records Officer
Telephone: 867-667-5946

Or

Department of Finance
Privacy Officer/Director, Administration and Systems
Telephone: 867-667-5933