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Professional development fund

This fund is designed to assist those working in the health and social services fields advance their direct delivery skills so they can provide Yukon people with high quality services.

The Professional Development Fund (PDF) is allocated $25,000 and is available to eligible staff and volunteers of non-profit agencies, First Nations and certain private businesses.

The PDF is available when there is no other training fund available to support the training initiative. The following agencies may apply to the PDF on behalf of people working or volunteering in the delivery of health and social services:

  • Yukon First Nation governments;
  • registered non profit agencies, including registered professional organizations; and
  • certain private businesses providing direct services for the Yukon government

Application deadline

During the remainder of the year 2016 the following 2 application deadlines will be used:

May 15th or October 15th.

The application review generally takes 4-6 weeks from the application deadline.

Once a decision is made, the applicant will be notified whether the project has been approved. If approved, the applicant will be sent a contribution agreement to be signed and returned. Funding will be available according to the terms of the agreement.


Contact info

Professional development fund

Contact Person: Yvonne Clarke

Phone: 867-667-5945

Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT); 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5945

Fax: 867-456-6545


Mailing Address:

Professional development fund (H-1)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 2C6

Location: Suite 201, #1 Hospital Road | Second floor | Whitehorse, Yuko [map]


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