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Past Recipients

"The large volume of applicatons is an indication of the on-going demand for training services within Yukon’s non-profit sector and confirms the timeliness of the NGO Training Fund. Volunteer Yukon is delighted by the applicants’ shared commitment to increasing their organizational capacity, which helps raise the bar for the sector as a whole: we want Yukon to be home to the best functioning non-profit sector in the country!" - 2011, Noreen McGowan, VBY Board President

Procedure: The NGOtf Allocation Committee members individually evaluated all applications through a pre-designed scoring process, and collectively evaluated applications through a combination of group discussion and scoring.

Training proposals were submitted by a wide range of NGOs, and from several communities, including Whitehorse, Dawson City and Haines Junction. The purpose of the fund is to help build organizational capacity in the Yukon NGO/volunteer sector.

May 2016 Call for Applications: NGOtf Allocations Committee Recommendations

The most recent Call for Applications to the NGO Training Fund (NGOtf) received 15 applications from 15 different Yukon non-profit organizations. Total funding requested in May 2016 was in excess of $60,300, with a maximum possible disbursement of $36,000.

Successful applicants/projects-Total 9 projects: $36,066:

  1. Whitehorse Community Choir, Policy Development Fund: $4,016
  2. Yukon Quest International Association (Canada), Marketing for the Yukon Quest- The Importance of Branding: $3,000
  3. Yukon Parents for Montesori Society, Risk Management and Conflict Resolution Workshop: $5,000
  4. Fireweed Community Market Society, Fireweed Community Market Society Managerial tyraining Session: $1,950
  5. Yukon Art Society, Marketing Workshop Series and Strategy: $4,895
  6. Victoria faulkner Women's Centre, Trans Inclusion Training: $4,375
  7. Yukon Comic Culture Society, Understanding Multi-Level Planning for a Working Board: $3,380
  8. Society for the Promotion of Skills Canada Yukon, Building Foundation for Effective Policy Development: $4,000
  9. Yukon Agricultural Association (YAA). YAA Strategic Planning Initiative: $5,000

February 2016 Call for Applications: NGOtf Allocations Committee Recommendations

The most recent Call for Applications to the NGO Training Fund (NGOtf) received 4 applications from 4 different Yukon non-profit organizations. Total funding requested in February 2016 was in excess of $11,590, with a maximum possible disbursement of $8,580.

Successful applicants/projects-Total 3 projects: $8,580:

  1. Volunteer Bénévoles Yukon (VBY), Social Enterprise/Co-Working Space/ "NGOs- Can we have a sustainable Future?" event: $4,500
  2. Yukon Women's Transition Home Society, Provide Staff with the tools to respond to women and children who have experienced violence through group work and clinical supervision: $3,000
  3. Yukon Artists at Work, Business Optimization: $1,080

December 2015 Call for Applications: NGOtf Allocations Committee Recommendations

The most recent Call for Applications to the NGO Training Fund (NGOtf) received 1 applications from 1 different Yukon non-profit organizations. Total funding requested in December 2015 was $1,500, with a maximum possible disbursement of $1,500.

Successful applicants/projects-Total 1 project: $1,500:

  1. Wilderness Tourism Association of the Yukon (WTAY), Strategic Planning Board Retreat: $1,500

September 2015 Call for Applications: NGOtf Allocations Committee Recommendations

The most recent Call for Applications to the NGO Training Fund (NGOtf) received 6 applications from 6 different Yukon non-profit organizations. Total funding requested in September 2015 was in excess of $11,646, with a maximum possible disbursement of $8,835.

Successful applicants/projects-Total 5 projects: $7,640:

  1. Watson Lake Historical Society, Strategic Planning: $2,000
  2. Autism Yukon, Practical Leadership Learning for Non-Profits: $1,740
  3. Dawson Shelter Society, Response-Based Practices Training for Sawson Women's Shelter: $2,000
  4. Marsh Lake Community Society, Joint Board Development and Training Session (4 org): $900
  5. Yukon Registered Nurses Association, YRNA Organizational Capacity Training- Team building & Succession Planning: $1,000

May 2015 Call for Applications: NGOtf Allocations Committee Recommendations

The most recent Call for Applications to the NGO Training Fund (NGOtf) received 13 applications from 12 different Yukon non-profit organizations. Total funding requested in May 2015 was in excess of $44,372, with a maximum possible disbursement of $35,800.

Successful applicants/projects-Total 8 projects: $27,030:

  1. Yukon Wildlife Preserve Operating Society, Board Governance Training: $1,530
  2. Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Society, Strategic Plan: $2,000
  3. The Heart of Riverdale Community Centre, Practical Leadership for NGOs: $4,000
  4. Sciences Adventures (Yukon College), Situation Analysis & Strategic Planning: $3,000
  5. Dawson city Arts Society, Strategic Planning Retreat: $4,000
  6. S.H.A.R.E. Society for Health and Response for Emergency: $4,500
  7. Yukon Quest International Association (YQIA)- Canada, New Board Financial Management Training: $3,500
  8. Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition, Speaker's Bureau Training: $4,500

May 2014 Call for Applications: NGOtf Allocations Committee Recommendations

The most recent Call for Applications to the NGO Training Fund (NGOtf) received 21 applications from 21 different Yukon non-profit organizations. Total funding requested in May 2014 was in excess of $80,802, with a maximum possible disbursement of $32,144.

Successful applicants/projects-Total 13 projects: $32,144:

  1. Yukon Historical & Museums Association, Strategic Planning and Governance Planning: $2,500
  2. Fondation Boréale, Development and Deployment of a fundraising campaign training: $2,254
  3. Gwaandak Theatre, Staff Management & Succession Planning: $3,000
  4. Teslin Historical & Museum Society, Strategic and Organizational Planning and Governance Bored Training: $1,997
  5. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Society Yukon, Strategic Planning: $2,500
  6. White Ribbon Yukon Anti-Violence Society, Strategic Planning and Visioning Workshop: $1,825
  7. Yukon Quest International Association (Canada), New Board Development: $2,500
  8. Yukon Development Education Centre (YDEC), Governance and Managerial Capacity Building: $2,180
  9. Whitehorse Montessori Society, Financial Policies and Procedures Project: $3,727
  10. Yukon Women in Trades and Technology, Strategic Planning 2014/2015: $1,772
  11. Yukon Wildlife Preserve Operating Society, Volunteer Management Training Proposal: $ 5,000
  12. Open Pit Performance League, Strategic Planning: $640
  13. Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition, Volunteer Management and Communication Training: $2,250

May 2013 Call for Applications: NGOtf Allocations Committee Recommendations

The most recent Call for Applications to the NGO Training Fund (NGOtf) received 16 applications from 16 different Yukon non-profit organizations. Total funding requested in May 2013 was in excess of $52,800, with a maximum possible disbursement of $47,000.

Successful applicants/projects-Total 13 projects: $43,450:

  1. Marsh Lake Community Society, Strategic Development: $1,155
  2. Fondation Boréale, Effective Communications/Marketing Plan: $4,000
  3. Elisabeth Fry Society Yukon, Advocacy 101 Training: $2,500
  4. Teegatha Oh’Zhe, Board Training Development: $405
  5. Yukon Status of Women Council, Financial Management Training for Women’s Non-For-Profit Organizations: $4,730
  6. Yukon Roller Girls, Frazzil Dazzle: Officiating Bootcamp: $2,100
  7. Nakai Theatre, Strategic Planning Consultation, Training, Review and Update: $5,000
  8. Dawson Women’s Shelter, Conflict Resolution and Suicide Prevention Staff Training: $4,000
  9. Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon, LDAY Camp Raven: training and Policies Development: $4,800
  10. Whitehorse Curling Club, Business of Curling Symposium: $3,587.09
  11. Raven Recycling, Customer Service & Sales Skills Training: $ 4,950
  12. Girl Guides of Canada- Yukon Council, Training Development: $1,223.52
  13. Blood Ties Four Directions, Strategic Planning and Visioning for Blood Ties Four Directions Centre: $5,000

June 2012 Call for Applications: NGOtf Allocations Committee Recommendations

The most recent Call for Applications to the NGO Training Fund (NGOtf) received 18 applications from 18 separate organizations. Total funding requested in May 2014 was in excess of $67,000, with a maximum possible disbursement of $52,000.

Successful applicants/projects-Total 13 projects: $51,528

  1. Food Bank Society Whitehorse, Training for Effective Governance: $5,000
  2. Yukon First Nations Tourism Association/Adaka Cultural Society, Strategic Planning Training: $5,000
  3. Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council, Aboriginal Women’s Strategic Planning Training: $5,000
  4. Yukon Women in Music, Board Development for Yukon Women in Music: $5,000
  5. Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition, Social Assistance Advocate Training: $4,950
  6. Yukon Art Society (aka Arts Underground), Organizational Design, Policy & Procedure Development: $4,950
  7. Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Society (YSR), YSR Board Member and Volunteer Training Session: $4,797
  8. Yukon Development Education Centre (YDEC), YDEC Strategic Planning: $4,700
  9. Canadian Mental Health Association-Yukon Division, Volunteer Management: $4,500
  10. Yukon Council on Disability (YCOD), Strategic Planning Session for YCOD: $3,000
  11. Yukon Food for Learning Association, Strategic Planning and Corporate Communication Planning Training: $2,200
  12. Conservation Klondike Society, Fundamentals of Non-Profit Finance: $1,276
  13. Marsh Lake Community Society (MLCS), Strategic Planning and House-in-order Full Day Board Session: $1,155

May 2011 Call for Applications: NGOtf Allocations Committee Recommendations

The most recent Call for Applications to the NGO Training Fund (NGOtf) received 11 applications from 11 separate organizations. Then two applicants merged their applications, so we ended up with 10 proposals.Total funding requested in May 2014 was in excess of $40,000,  with a maximum possible disbursement of $22,500

Successful applicants/projects-Total 7 projects: $22,500

  1. Service d’orientation et formation aux adultes (SOFA) / Association franco-yukonnaise (AFY), Authentic Governance & Team Consolidation for francophone NGOs, $4,000
  2. Northern Cultural Expressions Society (Sun Dog Carvers), Financial Policy Development, $2,750
  3. YUWIN, Strategic Planning, $2,500
  4. Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle, Board Roles & Responsibilities / Financial Accountability, $4,000
  5. Yukon Wildlife Preserve, Operating Society NGO Risk Management & Board Liability, $3,915
  6. Junction Arts & Music Society, Grand Hall Sound Tech Training (for JAM Board and community volunteers), $3,000
  7. Arctic Health Research Network & Yukon Public Health Association Strategic Planning, $2,335

January 2011 Call for Applications: NGOtf Allocations Committee Recommendations

The most recent Call for Applications to the NGO Training Fund (NGOtf) received 17 applications from 15 separate organizations

Total funding requested in May 2014 was in excess of $ 75,000. with a maximum possible disbursement of $22,500.

Successful applicants/projects-Total 8 projects: $22,484

  1. Literary Society of the Klondike, Advanced InDesign Training/Strat planning workshop, $524.03
  2. Lorne Mountain Community Association, Strategic Planning workshop, $3 990
  3. MacBride Museum, Volunteer Training Plan, $4 500
  4. Yukon Women’s Transition Home Society, Executive Director Capacity Training, $2 713
  5. United Way of Yukon, Priority Setting: a way forward, $2 000
  6. Red Cross, Service Delivery Unit Training, $3 500
  7. Elizabeth Fry Society, Changing Paths: support for Workshop – literacy and life skills (adapt workshop material for local use), $1 142.21
  8. Gwaandak Theatre, Develop Financial Procedures/Strategic Planning, $4 115

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