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Barb Bromley Fund
for Seniors and Elders

About the Barb Bromley Fund for Seniors and Elders

The purpose of the Barb Bromley Fund for Seniors and Elders is 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.

Each year, organizations conducting activities in the Yellowknife, Dettah and N’Dilo areas are welcome to apply for a grant from the Barb Bromley Fund for Seniors and Elders. 

Application Process

Organizations interested in applying must create an organizational profile on our application portal. Once your profile is created, you can submit a grant application to the Barb Bromley Fund for Seniors and Elders. 

2022 Key Dates

13 September, 12.01am

Applications open.

28 October, 11.59pm

Applications close.

Mid- to late November

Funding distributed.

Please find the application process below, including some frequently asked questions. 

The Barb Bromley Fund for Seniors and Elders was established in 2008 in memory of Barbara Merial Bromley. 

The Barb Bromley Fund for Seniors and Elders is eligible for charitable organizations (organizations with a registered charitable number) conducting activities in the Yellowknife, Dettah and N’Dilo areas. 

If you do not have a registered charitable number, please call or email our office to discuss further: +1-867-446-4527, information@ykcf.ca

Organizations are eligible to re-apply for grants in successive years; however previous receipt does not guarantee future awards. 

Funding requests to the Barb Bromley Fund for Seniors and Elders can be up to $6,500 annually.

Grants from the Barb Bromley Fund for Seniors and Elders support organizations working with seniors and Elders issues such as housing, nursing and long-term care, hard of hearing, Alzheimer’s or similar dementias, and mobility. 

Funding from the Barb Bromley Fund for Seniors and Elders can be allocated to a project or program that addresses identified needs. 

Grant applications can be submitted to the Barb Bromley Fund for Seniors and Elders when the application portal opens. In 2022, the application portal opens in mid September. Apply using the link on our website. 

Please note that you will need to create an account on our application portal. 

Please note that application due dates may vary in future years. 

Applications are reviewed by our Grants Committee and Fund Advisors.

28 October 2022 at 11.59pm MST: All applications due via grant portal found on the Yellowknife Community Foundation website.

Early November 2022: Yellowknife Community Foundation staff and Grants Committee members conduct due diligence checks on all applications and undertake a review process. As a normal part of our review process, you may hear from us with questions about your application. We appreciate your time in providing clarity.

Mid to Late November 2022: Applicants are notified. Every applicant will receive notification regardless of funding decision.

  • All successful applicants will be required to submit a final report through our online portal.
  • We want to hear from you during the lifecycle of your grant! Please reach out anytime with an impact story, picture or video, or just to say “Hi!”.

For more information

If you require assistance or have questions about the Barb Bromley Fund for Seniors and Elders, please do hesitate to contact the Yellowknife Community Foundation office at information@ykcf.ca or by phone at +1-867 446 4527.