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The Tourism Industry Association Yukon offers funding for individuals and career support for students

TIAY offers two different programs of support:

1. The Yukon Tourism Training Fund (YTTF) is designed for individuals applying for financial support for tourism related training.

The main purpose of the YTTF is to provide tourism training that is responsive to industry and employee training needs. The fund contributes to achieving a more qualified Yukon tourism labour market that can support an increasingly competitive industry.

Yukon Tourism Training Fund

2. Yukon Elevate Tourism Program (ELEVATE) NOW CLOSED

ELEVATE is TIA Yukon’s response to COVID-19 effects on the tourism sector through a unique partnership between TIA Yukon, Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Yukon University, the Wilderness Tourism Association of Yukon and the Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association. The program is funded by the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency with support from the Government of Yukon’s Department of Tourism and Culture.

Yukon Elevate Tourism Program 

TIAY and WTAY Covid-19 Funding & Info Guide

TIAY and the Wilderness Tourism Association of the Yukon have created and are maintaining an online funding guide for their members.

You can access the funding guide here

Here to help and guide: our funding navigators

TIA Yukon and the Wilderness Tourism Association of Yukon have each hired funding navigators to assist Yukon tourism businesses with accessing COVID-19 relief and recovery programs, as well as other relevant government support programs. Learn more