Department of Justice

Crime Prevention Funding Programs

Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund

Find details on the Fall 2016 recipients here.

Since 1998 the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund has provided support to Yukon community groups for a wide range of grassroots projects aimed at preventing crime and supporting victims.


 

View the Crime Prevention Victim Services Trust Fund 2015-16 Annual Report.


Eligible projects include those that promote and provide services intended to:

  • reduce crime;
  • prevent violence against women and children;
  • address the root causes of crime;
  • provide information about crime prevention and victimization; or
  • provide services and information to support victims.

Who can apply for funding?

  • non-profit organizations;
  • municipal governments;
  • First Nation governments; and
  • school councils or school boards.

Eligible costs

The fund can be used for wages, honorariums, rental costs, utilities, printing, advertising and program supplies, equipment and materials. Some of these items have funding limits or restrictions.

Applying for funding

The Board of Trustees review proposals twice a year.

  • Spring deadline: February 15th @ 4:30 p.m.
  • Fall deadline: August 15th @ 4:30 p.m.

The approval process
Proposals are reviewed by the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund Board of Trustees. Board members include community members and representatives from the Government of Yukon, First Nations groups, women’s organizations and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Approval of funding can take up to six weeks. The Crime Prevention Coordinator can inform applicants of the status of their proposal.

Application forms

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Please save the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund application form to your computer before entering your information into the fields to avoid data loss.

 

Forms

For additional information please contact

Fund Administrator
301 Jarvis Street, second floor, Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2C6
phone: 667-8746 in Whitehorse
toll-free: 1-800-661-0408, ex: 8746
fax: 393-6240
e-mail: crime.prevention@gov.yk.ca