+1 867 446 4527 5007 - 50 Avenue (W.H. Bromley Building)
P.O. Box 1620
Yellowknife, NT
X1A 3S9
CRA # 88910 1978 RR 0001

Funding

  • Administrative Endowment Fund

    Administrative Endowment Fund

    The Yellowknife Community Foundation is administered by a volunteer board of directors who are assisted with day-to-day operations by volunteers,donated professional and administrative services, and a part-time paid Executive Director. The Foundation is able to minimize its administrative costs and maximize its grant-making ability through these valuable contributions. Donations to…

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  • Albert Hall Seniors Enhancement Fund

    Albert Hall Seniors Enhancement Fund

    Born in Edmonton in 1930, Albert was lured North in 1952 to work at Giant Yellowknife Mines, where he met Hilya. Together they raised four boys and lived the adventure. Active was Albert’s middle name. He loved and respected the outdoors, whether boating, fishing, guiding, hunting, gardening or cutting firewood.…

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  • Aurora College Scholarship

    Aurora College Scholarship

    The Aurora College Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide support for students from Yellowknife attending the Yellowknife / North Slave Campus of Aurora College. Prerequisites Applicants must be registered in a second or subsequent year of study at the Yellowknife / North Slave Campus of Aurora College and have…

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  • Barb Bromley Fund for Seniors and Elders

    Barb Bromley Fund for Seniors and Elders

    Established in memory of Barbara Meriel Bromley. The Barbara Bromley Memorial Fund was established to support issues related to seniors and elders such as housing, nursing and long-term care, hard of hearing, Alzheimers or similar dementias, and mobility. Prerequisites To be eligible, applicants (organizations or individuals) must be based in…

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  • Chris Argue Memorial Fund

    Chris Argue Memorial Fund

    The Chris Argue Memorial Fund was established to assist individuals or organizations involved in the development of leadership skills and self-confidence through self-propelled wilderness travel in the Northwest Territories. Grants may be used for travel, providing leadership or skills training, attending courses, programs or training or promotional activities related to…

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  • Con Employees’ Benevolent Fund

    Con Employees’ Benevolent Fund

    Established in 2011 by the Con Employees’ Benevolent Society, this Fund was established to assist individuals pursuing a trade or professional career in the mining industry or an industry related to mining. Prerequisites Applications for the Con Employees' Benevolent Fund Scholarship are open to high school graduates resident in the…

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  • David J. Ramsden Memorial Scholarship

    David J. Ramsden Memorial Scholarship

    Established in memory of David J. Ramsden. The David J. Ramsden Memorial Fund was established to assist Northwest Territories residents who are entering their first or subsequent years of graduate studies at the University level. Prerequisites Applicants must be: A resident of the Northwest Territories for at least two years.…

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  • David Sutherland Memorial Fund

    David Sutherland Memorial Fund

    Established in memory of David Sutherland. The David Sutherland Memorial Fund was established to support the activities and development of young cross country skiers in the NWT. Prerequisites Individuals must be members of an NWT cross country ski organization recognized by Sport North Federation and must be an NWT resident…

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  • Diavik Community Scholarship Fund

    Diavik Community Scholarship Fund

    Established in 2013 by Diavik Diamond Mines Inc., this Fund was established to assist individuals pursuing a career in mining or resource development. Two scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded provided suitable applicants are selected. The first scholarship (Mining) will be available for students whose area of study has a…

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  • Doug Bothamley Memorial Fund

    Doug Bothamley Memorial Fund

    The Yellowknife Community Foundation extends its deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Doug Bothamley who passed away on July 6, 2015. Doug resided in Yellowknife from 1972 to 2003 and retired following 30 years of service with the GNWT, FMBS Division. Doug was well known to many people…

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  • Elaine (Sweet) Whitford Scholarship Fund

    Elaine (Sweet) Whitford Scholarship Fund

    Established in memory of Elaine (Sweet) Whitford The Elaine (Sweet) Whitford Scholarship Fund was established to support NWT residents pursuing post secondary studies in social work or nursing. Prerequisites Applications for the scholarship are open to individuals resident in the Northwest Territories for at least two years. To be eligible,…

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  • Enough Talk, Hurry Up and Do It Already Arts Scholarship

    Enough Talk, Hurry Up and Do It Already

    Established by Dustin Milligan to assist Ecole Sir John Franklin High School graduating students pursuing post secondary studies in the “performing arts, film, music” or writing. Prerequisites To be eligible, individuals must be grade 12 students at École Sir John Franklin High School who have been accepted into a post…

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  • Fine & Performing Arts Scholarship

    Fine & Performing Arts Scholarship

    The Fine and Performing Arts Fund was established to support Northwest Territories' residents interested in pursuing education or training opportunities in the fine or performing arts. Prerequisites To be eligible, applicants must be pursuing artistic excellence in one or more of the following areas: drama, dance, music, and theatre arts…

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  • Friends of Fred Carmichael Scholarship

    Friends of Fred Carmichael Scholarship

    Description The Friends of Fred Carmichael Scholarship Fund was created in 2008 when 27 companies from across Canada chose to establish this scholarship fund to honour Mr. Carmichael and his life-long passion - providing northerners with northern training for northern jobs. The number of scholarships awarded, and the amount of…

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  • Gary Robinson Memorial Fund

    Gary Robinson Memorial Fund

    Established in memory of Gary Robinson. The Gary Robinson Memorial Fund provides financial support to those individuals or charitable organizations involved in search and rescue/recovery or emergency response activities. Although priority will be given for these purposes grants can also be awarded to individuals or charitable organizations involved in outdoor…

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  • Helmets for Hardy

    Helmets for Hardy

    The Yellowknife Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it is now affiliated with Helmets for Hardy, a non-profit organization to support helmet use for biking, skate boarding and other activities to prevent head injuries. "Helmets for Hardy was created in July 2012, when Josh Hardy, age 18 lost his…

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  • Helping Children Soar Scholarship

    Helping Children Soar Scholarship

    Established by the Foster Family Coalition of the NWT with help from BHP Billiton and other generous donors. The Helping Children Soar Scholarship was established to assist residents of the Northwest Territories who have grown up in foster care to further their education. Prerequisites Applicants must be residents of the…

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  • Jenny Gamble-Fournier Memorial Fund

    Jenny Gamble-Fournier Memorial Fund

    The Jenny Gamble-Fournier Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to assist students pursuing a post-secondary education with an emphasis on the arts. Prerequisites To be eligible applicants must be graduating from Sir John Franklin High School in Yellowknife and be pursuing a post-secondary education with an emphasis on the arts. Review…

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  • John Tumchewics Memorial Fund

    John Tumchewics Memorial Fund

    Established in memory of John Tumchewics The John Tumchewics Memorial Fund was established to assist individuals with helicopter flight training, upgrading by endorsements or ratings and the purchase of safety equipment. Aircraft maintenance engineers working toward a helicopter endorsement may also apply. Scholarship funds may also be used for other…

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  • Jonas Konge Memorial Fund

    Jonas Konge Memorial Fund

    Established in 2010 in memory of Jonas Konge The Jonas Konge Memorial Fund was established to: Support NWT residents pursuing post secondary studies in medicine or nursing, and Provide support to the Stanton Territorial Hospital Foundation to fund the purchase of new capital equipment or programs (approved and identified by…

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  • Legislative Assembly of the NWT Fund

    Legislative Assembly of the NWT Fund

    Created in 2014 by the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, this scholarship was established to assist individuals pursuing studies in political science or a related field. Prerequisites Applicants for the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Scholarship must: Have resided in the NWT for at least ten years; Be entering their…

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  • Lilly Borges-Oldham Language Scholarship

    Lilly Borges-Oldham Language Scholarship

    The Lilly Borges-Oldham Second Language Scholarship Fund was established to assist individuals interested in studying second languages and / or cultures at a post-secondary institution. Prerequisites To be eligible, individual applicants must be registering in a recognized post-secondary program of study in a second language or culture. They must also…

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  • Loraine Minish Cooper Garden of Hope

    Loraine Minish Cooper Garden of Hope

    The Loraine Minish-Cooper Memorial Fund was established to build and support the operation of the Garden of Hope in Yellowknife so that it can provide a place of peace and comfort, especially for those with breast cancer and their families. The Garden of Hope was officially opened in September 2003…

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  • Luke Charpentier Memorial Fund

    Luke Charpentier Memorial Fund

    Established in memory of Luke Charpentier in 2015. The Luke Charpentier Memorial Fund was established to assist: Post-secondary or trades students from the City of Yellowknife with their studies, or Organizations from the City of Yellowknife with projects that benefit the community. Prerequisites To be eligible, individuals must be: Residents of…

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  • Mary Beth Miller Memorial Scholarship

    Mary Beth Miller Memorial Scholarship

    The Mary Beth Miller Memorial Fund was established to support individuals or organizations who are interested in pursuing / developing sport excellence in cross-country skiing, biathlon, mountain biking, speed skating, canoeing or kayaking. For individuals, grants may be used to purchase equipment, assist with travel costs, purchase coaching or technical…

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  • Northern Aviation Scholarship

    Northern Aviation Scholarship

    In memory of pilots John Bidwell, Jim Smith and Matthew Bromley. The Northern Aviation Scholarship Fund was established to support individuals pursuing a post-secondary education in the aviation industry, for example, as a pilot, engineer or flight attendant. Prerequisites To be eligible, individual applicants must have resided in the NWT…

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  • NWT Environmental Stewardship Fund

    NWT Environmental Stewardship Fund

    In memory of Doug Ritchie Established in 2015. Doug Ritchie was a well-known and highly respected NWT environmental activist. He loved the NWT, the land and its people and wanted to make the North a better place for all of its residents. Doug passed away on January 10th, 2015 after…

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  • NWT Mining Heritage Centre Fund

    NWT Mining Heritage Centre Fund

    The NWT Mining Heritage Centre Fund was established by the NWT Mining Heritage Society in 2008. The NWT Mining Heritage Society is developing a museum and tourist centre in the A-shaft head frame area of the old Giant Mine using some of the former Giant Mine buildings. The fund is…

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  • Pat McMahon Memorial Fund

    Pat McMahon Memorial Fund

    Established in memory of Pat McMahon The Pat McMahon Memorial Fund was established to assist female individuals that demonstrate community leadership in Yellowknife municipal affairs and civic pride in training or educational pursuits that support their goals. Prerequisites Applications for the Pat McMahon Memorial Scholarship are open to female individuals…

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  • Randy McBride Hockey Project Fund

    Randy McBride Hockey Project Fund

    Established in 2011 to recognize Randy McBride's long standing contribution to hockey. The Randy McBride Hockey Project Scholarship was established to support NWT youth (male or female) pursuing advanced levels of hockey not available in the NWT. Prerequisites Applicants must be: An NWT resident (minimum of five years) whose families…

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  • Sally Manning Memorial Writing Fund

    Sally Manning Memorial Writing Fund

    Established in memory of Sally Manning. The Sally Manning Memorial Writing Fund was established to provide support to Aboriginal and First Nations writers. Prerequisites To be eligible, individuals must be of First Nations, Inuit or Metis background and a current or former resident of the Northwest Territories, the Yukon or…

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  • Timothy Henderson Memorial Fund

    Timothy Henderson Memorial Fund

    The Yellowknife Community Foundation extends its deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Timothy Henderson. Timothy played an active role in Yellowknife's art community.  He passed away in 2015. In his memory, the Timothy Henderson Memorial Scholarship for students in the arts has been established at the Yellowknife Community…

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  • Wally12Million

    Wally12Million

    The Wally12Million Fund was established in 2014 by Thomas and Elaine Girrior in memory of David Walter Girrior, to support post secondary students studying fine arts or music. Wally12Million is a solo project that Walter composed and performed, and is available on SoundCloud. Prerequisites To be eligible, individuals must be:…

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  • Walter Gibbins Memorial Fund

    Walter Gibbins Memorial Fund

    Established in memory of Walter Gibbins Walter Gibbins was born in Winnipeg in 1940, and received his B.Sc. from the University of Manitoba , M.Sc. from Northwestern University (Illinois) and Ph.D. from MacMaster University. He worked for the NWT Geological Division of the Department of Indian Affairs, Yellowknife from 1974…

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  • Yellowknife Community Fund

    Yellowknife Community Fund

    The Yellowknife Community Fund was established to assist the Foundation with addressing its mandate in a wide range of areas. As such, grant requests will be considered for projects in or around Yellowknife which: advance the welfare of the needy and alleviate human suffering and poverty; assist and promote arts…

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