Proposal submissions must be received electronically by March 1, 2017 at 4:00 PM – If a sanctioned holiday, then the submission deadline will be the next business day at the same time.
The availability of Trust funds for a call for proposals will be advertised throughout Yukon between January 1st and March 1st of each calendar year.
To use Trust funds to restore, enhance and protect fish and wildlife populations and their habitat, in Yukon, so as to achieve the objectives of Chapter 16 of the Umbrella Final Agreement and may include initiating, sponsoring, funding, directing and carrying out measures to achieve those objectives*
All proposals will undergo a technical review based on the criteria within the proposal guidelines. Proposals must contain a coverpage, budget and workplan as outlined in the guidelines. A final review and selection will be made by the Trustees during their April meeting.
Pursuant to the Trust’s spending and investment policies – a portion of the Trust’s net annual gains from investments (which includes 100% of donations) must be annually allocated towards projects which meet the Trust’s objective and guidelines.
Requests up to a maximum of $15,000 are encouraged, however, any amount may be considered.
Advice and Assistance
A proponent may contact the Trust Manager prior to their proposal submission to discuss their project’s concept or ask for advice and assistance on completing their proposals.
It is highly recommended that proponents include letters of support from the local renewable resources council and community, the local stewards to their surrounding environment.
If licenses or studies are to be undertaken, a letter of support from the government body agreeing to the proposed methodology is also encouraged.