+1 867 446 4527 5007 - 50 Avenue (W.H. Bromley Building)
P.O. Box 1620
Yellowknife, NT
X1A 2P2
CRA # 88910 1978 RR 0001

Grants

  • Yellowknife Community Fund

    Yellowknife Community Fund

    Applying for a grant from the Yellowknife Community Fund The Yellowknife Community Fund was established to assist the Foundation with addressing its mission in a wide range of areas. As such, grant requests will be considered for capital assets (items) within Yellowknife which: Improve social conditions Assist and promote arts and cultural activities, sport, recreation and community development Advance education Assist and advance the provision of health care services and Assist and advance other community…

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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 until his death in 1992. Walter was a very well-known figure in geology and mining circles. He was a district geologist and part of his…

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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 used to support the on-going operation and maintenance of the Centre as well as improvements to the Centre and its displays. New donations to the…

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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 on the grounds of City Hall in Yellowknife.

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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 the Department of Health of the GNWT) in the area of Pediatrics or Neo-natal care. Grants will be designed to support new initiatives for the…

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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 life due to a head injury. He was long-boarding without a helmet. We believe that he would still be here today if he had been…

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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 skills and or survival training. Grants may be used to purchase equipment, assist with program costs, purchase technical services or to attend or hosting training…

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  • Elliot Michael Brown Fund

    Elliot Michael Brown Fund

    APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED 15 SEPTEMBER 2018 Established in memory of Elliot Michael Brown The Elliot Michael Brown Fund was established to assist Northwest Territories residents between the ages of 18 and 35 who are looking to expand their business/entrepreneurial goals either through education/training or hands-on ‘kick-starter’/ business start-up support. Prerequisites Applicants must be: Residents of the NWT between the ages of 18 – 35 years. Review In addition to the application criteria below, the review…

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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 self-propelled wilderness travel in the Northwest Territories. Prerequisites To be eligible, individual applicants must demonstrate their leadership in the promotion of self-propelled wilderness travel, 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 Yellowknife, Ndilo or Dettah. In the case of grants being provided to individuals, YCF requires a valid Social Insurance Number in order to provide a…

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  • Alice and Randy Daniels Music Fund

    Alice and Randy Daniels Music Fund

    Established by the Daniels family in honour of their mother Alice Daniels of Fort Smith and their brother Randy Daniels also of Fort Smith. The Alice and Randy Daniels Music Fund was established to support residents of the Northwest Territories who are developing their skills in music as performers, song writers or producers. Prerequisites Applicants must be: Residents of the NWT for the immediate past 5 years. Review In addition to the application criteria below,…

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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. He took his sons with him and taught them the way. He was also big into sports. When he moved to Yellowknife he played with…

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  • 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 this Fund will help to ensure the Foundation has the resources to carry out its mandate. An enhanced Fund would enable the Foundation to engage…

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